OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Sisyrinchium arenicola

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandyland Blue-eyed Grass


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image of Sisyrinchium arenicola, Sandyland 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 arenicola   FAMILY Iridaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Sisyrinchium arenicola

 

Search by scientific name:

3665

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare, endemic to the Coastal Plain

Look for it in pine-oak/heath woodlands and barrens, other sandy habitats, 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.

 

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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