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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 22 (2000)

Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 035-01-011:

Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Xyris platylepis

 

COMMON NAME:
Bulbous Yellow-eyed-grass, Tall Yellow-eyed-grass


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 22
Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Xyris platylepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 035-01-011:
Xyris platylepis   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Xyris platylepis

 

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4439

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: sandhill seeps, pine savannas, ditches, rarely inland in acid seepage over rock, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont) (disjunct in w. SC in the uppermost Piedmont in the Blue Ridge Escarpment region)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (crowded and appearing basal)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens, 3 fimbriate staminodia
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a compact, terminal, capitate spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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