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Xyris difformis var. curtissii

Xyris difformis Chapm. var. curtissii (Malme) Kral

Curtiss' Yelloweyed Grass, Curtiss' Yellow-eyed Grass, Carolina Yellow-eyed-grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Xyris bayardii, Xyris curtissii, Xyris neglecta, Xyris papillosa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Moist to wet sands or sandy peats of bog slicks, sphagnous areas, pine savanna, pond shores and acid seeps.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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