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Cyperaceae family

Eleocharis interstincta
(Vahl) Roemer & Schultes
, Syst. Veg. 2: 149.  1817.
Bas.: Scirpus interstinctus Vahl (1805).

Indigenous quite common herb of ponds at lower elevations
Antigua, Nevis, Guadeloupe, La Désirade, Marie Galante, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada, Barbados, rest of  West Indies, Trinidad, North America, Mesoamerica, South America.
Round in cross-section - see the triangular  Eleocharis mutata  which is found in shallower water.
It  used to be used for making the seats of local chairs -  chez jon.