Stems 1-few, erect, to 12 dm, minutely hairy; petioles much exceeding the stalk of the terminal lfl; lfls thick, linear, 3-7 cm, mostly 6-10 times as long as wide, glabrous or nearly so, strongly reticulate-veiny; infl 2-4 dm, with several ascending branches; fls 3-5 mm, on pedicels 6-11 mm; cal 1.5-2 mm; stipe 1-2 mm; articles 1-2(3), 4-6 נ3-4.5 mm, rounded on the lower margin, flat or slightly concave on the upper. Pine barrens on the coastal plain; N.J. to Fla. and La. July, Aug.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.