Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3974

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in GA, uncommon in SC, rare in NC

Look for it in wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple - grasslike

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
6 tepals
6 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hypoxis juncea   FAMILY Hypoxidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypoxis juncea   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 044-07-003:
Hypoxis juncea   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hypoxis juncea

 

COMMON NAME:
Fringed Stargrass


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image of Hypoxis juncea

Keith Bradley    kab_hypoxis_juncea_74219

May    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Tepals spreading, usually shorter than pedicel, per Flora of North America.

image of Hypoxis juncea

Keith Bradley    kab_hypoxis_juncea_74233

May    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Lvs <1mm wide, hard, stiff, nearly glabrous or w scattered trichomes near base, per Flora of North America.