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Xyris drummondii

Xyris drummondii Malme

Drummond's Yelloweyed Grass, Drummond's Yellow-eyed Grass, Drummond's Yellow-eyed-grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: XYDR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , TX
Native Habitat: Acid, sandy-peaty pine flatwoods, seeps, bogs, coastal plain.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL
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.

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

Metadata

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

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