Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2695

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains & NC Piedmont, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in forests, woodlands, fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue
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 mucronatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium mucronatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue-eyed Grass