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Xyris difformis (Bog yelloweyed grass)
Stone, Robert L.

Xyris difformis

Xyris difformis Chapm.

Bog yelloweyed grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-Eyed-Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Xyris bracteicaulis

USDA Symbol: xydi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT
Canada: NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

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


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

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