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Xyris jupicai

Xyris jupicai Rich.

Richard's Yelloweyed Grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Xyris arenicola, Xyris communis, Xyris elata

USDA Symbol: XYJU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Yellow to whitish. May flower year-round in the southern part of it's range.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , LA , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL 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 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) 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 jupicai in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Xyris jupicai in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Xyris jupicai

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-10-31
Research By: SET

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