Triglochin palustris L.  
Family: Juncaginaceae
marsh arrow-grass, slender bog arrow-grass
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Hugh H. Iltis  
Etymology: Triglochin: from the Greek tri, "three," and glochis, "a point," referring to the fruit of some species
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb with very slender stems
Leaves: erect, up to 12" long and narrow
Flowers: 6-parted, each flower stalk thin and straight; inflorescence a 4"-8" spike-like cluster (raceme); blooms May-July
Fruits: linear capsule, fruit drawing
Habitat: sun; moist; bogs, fens
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Kurt Stüber  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Aaron Carlson  
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