Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandyland Blue-eyed-grass