Eleocharis melanocarpa Torr. (CYPERACEAE)—Bienville Parish: Sandylands NE of
Piney Woods Road (PR 676), 0.8 km E of bridge over Kepler Creek Lake; NE1/4 SE1/4 S30 & NW1/4 SW1/4 S29, T16N R7W; lat/long: 32u209330N, 93u079040W. Two patches on margin
of ephemeral sand pond growing in shade with dappled sunlight; pond dominated by
Nyssa biflora Walter and Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.; canopy open in center where Juncus repens Michx. is abundant. 16 April 2008, Reid 6458 with Faulkner (LSU, NCU, TEX-LL). Same locality, three patches found in dry sandy soil on edge of pond which was dominated by Nyssa biflora with much Juncus repens in the deepest part. 22 May 2008, Reid 6577 (LSU, NCU, TEXLL). Same locality, three patches found in dry sand on margins of Nyssa biflora depression, growing in shade to sun, most robust in sunny
openings. 9 July 2008, Reid 6644 with Faulkner & Jones (CIIDIR, LSU, NCU, NO, TEX-LL).