Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2086

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA Mountains)

Look for it in dry, sandy or rocky places, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium atlanticum   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 046-02-003a:
Sisyrinchium mucronatum var. atlanticum   FAMILY Iridaceae

LESS THAN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003)
Sisyrinchium angustifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Atlantic Blue-eyed Grass