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Sisyrinchium calciphilum

Sisyrinchium calciphilum Sorrie

Limestone Blue-eyed Grass

Iridaceae (Iris family)


USDA Symbol: SICA22

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May



Web Reference

Webref 28 - NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life (2018) NatureServe
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3014 - A New Sisyrinchium (Iridaceae) from Cedar Glades in Northern Alabama (2012) Wesley Knapp, Bruce A. Sorrie, Daniel D. Spauldin...

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-14
Research By: CBR

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