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Xyris calcicola

Xyris calcicola E.L. Bridges & Orzell

Marl Yelloweyed Grass, Marl Yellow-eyed Grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: XYCA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Habitat: Moist calcareous habitats.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-07-16
Research By: CBR

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