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Eriocaulon ravenelii

Eriocaulon ravenelii Chapm.

Ravenel's Hat-pin, Ravenel's Pipewort

Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort family)


USDA Symbol: ERRA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Seeds dark brown, somewhat lustrous.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Mildly acidic sandy pineland swamps, particularly on wet fluctuating shores of shallow coastal ponds.

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


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

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