OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 035-01-003:
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae

INCLUDING Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Xyris congdonii

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Small's Yellow-eyed-grass


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image of Xyris smalliana, Small's Yellow-eyed-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_xyco6_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 035-01-003:
Xyris smalliana   FAMILY Xyridaceae

INCLUDING Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Xyris congdonii

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

 

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4486

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in pond margins, ditches, 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.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (crowded and appearing basal)

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

Inflorescence a compact, terminal, capitate spike

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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