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Eriocaulon nigrobracteatum

Eriocaulon nigrobracteatum Bridges & Orzell

Black-bract Pipewort, Blackbract Pipewort, Dark-headed Hatpins

Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort family)


USDA Symbol: ERNI7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Seeds brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Distribution: Known in North America only in Florida where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Muck of deep sphagnous seep bogs in longleaf pinelands.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL
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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 nigrobracteatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriocaulon nigrobracteatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriocaulon nigrobracteatum


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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