Photographer: Hugh H. Iltis
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"
|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, |
|Leaf:||erect, up to 12" long and narrow|
|Habitat: ||sun; moist; bogs, fens|