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Xyris torta (Twisted yellow-eyed grass)
Smith, R.W.

Xyris torta

Xyris torta Sm.

Twisted Yellow-eyed Grass, Slender Yellow-eyed Grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Xyris bulbosa, Xyris flexuosa, Xyris indica, Xyris torta var. macropoda, Xyris torta var. occidentalis

USDA Symbol: XYTO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: 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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-04-16
Research By: SET

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