Eriocaulon decangulare

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Eriocaulon decangulare
Erio deca.jpg
Photo by John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Order: Eriocaulales
Family: Eriocaulaceae
Genus: Eriocaulon
Species: E. decangulare
Binomial name
Eriocaulon decangulare
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Natural range of Eriocaulon decangulare from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Tenangle pipewort

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Eriocaulon decangulare Linnaeus var. decangulare

Variety: Eriocaulon decangulare Linnaeus var. latifolium Chapman ex Moldenke


A description of Eriocaulon decangulare is provided in The Flora of North America.




E. decangulare has been observed flowering in January and also from March to November with peak inflorescence in June.[1]


The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Eriocaulon decangulare at Archbold Biological Station: [2]

Colletidae: Hylaeus confluens

Halictidae: Halictus poeyi, Lasioglossum coreopsis, L. nymphalis, L. tamiamensis

Megachilidae: Megachile albitarsis

Sphecidae: Cerceris blakei, Ectemnius rufipes ais, Philanthus ventilabris

Vespidae: Pachodynerus erynnis, Stenodynerus fundatiformis, S. histrionalis rufustus

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 9 DEC 2016
  2. Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.