Schoenocaulon texanum

Common Name:  Texas Feathershank

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habit--Schoenocaulon texanum  is an herbaceous perennial inflorescence--this type of inflorescence is called a spike

flowers--how many stamens are there per flower?  Can you count the number of stigmas in the flower toward the bottom center?  Is this a monocot or a dicot? leaves--they look like grass leaves, don't they?