635. Heteranthera, Ruiz. (Water-Star Grass.)

(2356.) H. graminea, Vahl.; Pursh, Fl. I., 32.

Leptanthus gramineus, Michx.; Hook., Fl. II., 187.

Schollera graminea, Willd.; Gray, Man. Ed.V., 545; Macoun, Cat. No. 1906.

Abundant at Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) In gravel along the north shore of Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte, at Belleville, and at Weller's Bay, Prince Edward Co., Ont. (Macoun.) Vicinity of Hamilton, Ont., on the lake shore. (Buchan.) On the lake shore at Kingston, Ont. (Burgess.)

CIX. Xyrideae . Yellow-Eyed-Grass Family. 636. Xyris, Linn. (Yellow-Eyed Grass.)

(2357.) X. flexuosa, Muhl., var. pusilla, Gray, Man. Ed. Y., 548.

X. Caroliniana, Pursh, Fl. I., 33, in part. X. Jupacai, Michx., Fl. I., 23, in part.

This form is easily distinguished from the species by being without the bulbous base. The writer believes it to be a distinct species and wholly separate from X. flexuosa. Peat bogs and wet sandy shores in the northern forest region of Ontario and the eastern provinces. Halifax, N.S. (Sommers, Cat.) Peat bogs, Guysboro Co., N.S. (Robert.) Kendrick's Lake, near St. Stephen; Point de Bute, Westmoreland Co., N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Blackstone Lake, and Port Cockburn, Lake Joseph, Muskoka Co., Ont. (Burgess.)

CXI. Typhaceae. Cat-Tail Family. 639. Typha, Linn. Gen. 1040. (Cat-Tail Flag.)

(2397.) T. latifolia, Linn.; Hook., Fl. II., 170.

Common in marshes and ponds from the Atlantic to the Pacific. We are not aware of any difference of form between the specimens collected in the Atlantic provinces and those collected on Vancouver Island. Throughout Canada to Fort Franklin. (Hooker, Fl.)

(2298.) T. angustifolia, Linn.; Gray, Man. Ed. V., 480.

Apparently rare in Canada,but possibly overlooked. Beaver Bank, Halifax Co., N.S. (Sommers, Cat.) Windsor, KS. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Vicinity of Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Marsh near the railway, two miles south of Madoc, Hastings Co., Ont. (Ami.) Referred to Newfoundland by Reeks, but of doubtful occurence.

642 Peltandra, Rafin. (Arrow Arum.)

(2407.) P. Virginica, Raf. Journ. de Phys., 89, page 103.

Arum Virginicum, Linn.; Pursh, Fl. II., 399. Calla Virginica, Michx., Fl. II., 187. Apparently rare in Ontario. Very abundant in a marsh about a mile beyond " the Ferry," Prince Edward Co., near Belleville, Oat. (Macoun,)