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Triglochin scilloides
awl-leaf arrow-grass, flowering quillwort

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest along the coastal counties in Washington; British Columbia to Baja California, Mexico, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains; also in South America.

Habitat: Generally in shallow water, but often stranded in mud at edge of receding ponds, coastal tideflats to interior valleys.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Triglochin scilloides (Poir.) von Mering & Kadereit
Publication: Diversity Phylogeny Evol. Monocotyledons 73. 2010.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lilaea scilloides (Poir.) Hauman [FNA22, HC]
Lilaea subulata Humb. & Bonpl. [Peck, Abrams]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Triglochin scilloides in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Triglochin scilloides checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Triglochin scilloides atlas page.

CalPhotos: Triglochin scilloides photos.

USDA Plants: Triglochin scilloides information.

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