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Xyris laxifolia var. iridifolia (Irisleaf yelloweyed grass )
Bloodworth, Stefan

Xyris laxifolia var. iridifolia

Xyris laxifolia Mart. var. iridifolia (Chapm.) Kral

Irisleaf Yelloweyed Grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Xyris iridifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
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.


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

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1200 Collected 2008-08-30 in Montgomery County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (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 laxifolia var. iridifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Xyris laxifolia var. iridifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Xyris laxifolia var. iridifolia


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

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