ERIOCAULON SCARIOSUM - (JAMES EDWARD SMITH, 1810)
Eriocaulon scariosum is a species in the genus Eriocaulon (pipewort) which contains 478 species and belongs to the family of the Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort Family). Eriocaulon scariosum was described in 1810 by James Edward Smith. The name is considered as validly published.
The perennials grow to a height of approximately 0,15 meters.
Eriocaulon scariosum has simple leaves. The leaves are arranged opposite one another. They are linear with entire margins.
Flowers and Fruit
The flowers are funnel-shaped and white. The plants bloom from March to June. The flowers are arranged in capituli. The fruits are loculicidal capsules.