Stem almost capillary, 5-15 cm, with scattered minute scale-lvs; fls 5 mm, solitary and terminal, or in luxuriant specimens several in a bifurcate cyme; ovary-wings porcelain- blue, semi-obovate; outer perianth-lobes 2 mm, the inner smaller. Bogs on the coastal plain; se. Va. to Fla. and Tex. Aug.
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