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Xyris platylepis

Xyris platylepis Chapm.

Broad-scale Yellow-eyed Grass, Tall yelloweyed grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-Eyed-Grass Family)

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USDA Symbol: XYPL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)

Broad-scale Yellow-eyed Grass is a member of the yellow-eyed grass family (family Xyridaceae). Yellow-eyed grasses are herbs with grass-like basal leaves and erect, leafless stalks bearing flowers in axils of leathery bracts which form globose or cylindric heads.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , HI , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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