A wetland plant of the Southeastern Coastal Plain found in cypress-gum depressions or ponds, wet pine savannahs and flatwoods. Threats include loss of habitat to development, draw-down of the water table, and lack of disturbance leading to plant succession. Federally petitioned. In Mississippi, known only in Jackson County.
Photo from Bruce Sorrie via Flickr, Creative Commons non-commercial license
Plant ecology information from NatureServe Explorer
Map from Biota of North America Program (BONAP)