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Eriocaulon decangulare (Ten-angle pipewort)
Fannon, Carolyn

Eriocaulon decangulare

Eriocaulon decangulare L.

Ten-angle Pipewort, Pipewort

Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort Family)


USDA Symbol: ERDE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Pipewort is a member of the pipewort family (family Eriocaulaceae). Pipeworts are bog or aquatic herbs with a crowded head of tiny flowers on a long, leafless stalk.


From the Image Gallery

6 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Leaf: Dark Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1084 Collected 2007-09-06 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriocaulon decangulare in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriocaulon decangulare in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriocaulon decangulare


Record Modified: 2023-04-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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