Photographer: Scott A. Milburn
Scheuchzeria palustris L.
Scheuchzeria: for early 18th century Swiss botanists, Johann and Johann Jacob Scheuchzer
palustris: "of marshes"
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb; stems nodes with many long hairs|
|Flower: ||yellow to green, 6-parted; inflorescence a 1"-4" tall a terminal cluster of stalked flowers (raceme); blooms May-June|
|Leaf:||alternate, with a prominent ligule, obvious pore on the inside of the tip, dilated sheath; grass-like blade 2"-12" long|
|Habitat: ||moist; cold bogs; in sphagnum soil|