Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Triglochin palustris L. image
Photographer: Hugh H. Iltis           

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Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kurt Stüber
Family Juncaginaceae
Triglochin palustris L.
marsh arrow-grass, slender bog arrow-grass
Triglochin: from the Greek tri, "three," and glochis, "a point," referring to the fruit of some species
palustris: "of marshes"
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb with very slender stems
Flower: 6-parted, each flower stalk thin and straight; inflorescence a 4"-8" spike-like cluster (raceme); blooms May-July
Fruit:linear capsule, fruit drawing
Leaf:erect, up to 12" long and narrow
Habitat: sun; moist; bogs, fens

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