Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1389

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in woodlands, forests, meadows, sandhill swales, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue (rarely white)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
3 united stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sisyrinchium angustifolium   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium angustifolium   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 046-02-004:
Sisyrinchium angustifolium   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sisyrinchium graminoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue-eyed Grass, Stout Blue-eyed Grass