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Sisyrinchium demissum (Stiff blue-eyed grass)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Sisyrinchium demissum

Stiff blue-eyed grass

Iridaceae (Iris Family)

USDA Symbol: SIDE4

USDA Native Status:

A member of the iris family (family Iridaceae) which consists of herbs growing from rhizomes, bulbs, or corms, with narrow basal leaves and showy clusters at the tips of long stalks. There are about 60 genera and 1,500 species, distributed in temperate and tropical regions. Among them, Iris, Freesia, Gladiolus, Bugle Lily, and Montbretia are popular ornamentals. Saffron dye is obtained from Crocus, and essence of violets, used in perfumes, is extracted from the rhizomes of Iris.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Sisyrinchium demissum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sisyrinchium demissum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sisyrinchium demissum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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