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Taxon: Eriocaulon aquaticum (Hill) Druce

Genus: Eriocaulon
Family: Eriocaulaceae
Nomen number: 432636
Place of publication: Pharm. J. 83:700. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • pipewort  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • ériocaulon aquatique  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland (w.), United Kingdom [Scotland (w.)]

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.e.), Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Virginia]


  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  2. Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist. 2000. Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vols.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Preston, C. D. et al., eds. 2002. New atlas of the British and Irish flora.
  5. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Eriocaulon aquaticum (Hill) Druce :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=432636. Accessed 14 August 2020.