OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 046-02-002:
Sisyrinchium arenicola   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sisyrinchium incrustatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Bristly Blue-eyed Grass, Coastal Plain Blue-eyed Grass


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image of Sisyrinchium fuscatum, Bristly Blue-eyed Grass, Coastal Plain Blue-eyed Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_siar2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 046-02-002:
Sisyrinchium arenicola   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sisyrinchium incrustatum

 

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3664

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (common in NC Coastal Plain) (endemic)

Look for it in xeric to dry soils of pine barrens, Carolina bay rims, sandhills, fluvial sand ridges, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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