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Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Annual blue-eyed grass)
Cressler, Alan

Sisyrinchium rosulatum

Sisyrinchium rosulatum E.P. Bicknell

Annual Blue-eyed Grass

Iridaceae (Iris Family)

Synonym(s): Sisyrinchium brownei, Sisyrinchium exile, Sisyrinchium micranthum

USDA Symbol: SIRO5

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

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FAC FAC
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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1029 Collected 2007-05-23 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-08-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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