Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


732

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in a wide variety of dry to moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple - grasslike

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
6 tepals
6 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hypoxis hirsuta   FAMILY Hypoxidaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypoxis hirsuta   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 044-07-001a:
Hypoxis hirsuta var. hirsuta   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Stargrass, Hairy Yellow Stargrass, Common Stargrass, Upland Stargrass