Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris spp.
PLANTS National Database: Xyris spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris spp. 035-01-000


Scale-like bracts arrayed in a cone; a single flower emerging from each scale, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Giant Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris fimbriata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris fimbriata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris fimbriata 035-01-001


Flowers open 1:00-3:00pm EDT, the petal blades yellow, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pineland Yellow-eyed Grass, Carolina Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris caroliniana 035-01-002
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xyris flexuosa
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xyris pallescens

Petal blades white or yellow, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Slender Yellow-eyed Grass, Mountain Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris torta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris torta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris torta 035-01-004


Our only species of Xyris not strongly associated with the Coastal Plain, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bog Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris ambigua
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris ambigua
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris ambigua 035-01-005


Corolla yellow, ephemeral; 3 fimbriate staminodia alternate with the 3 petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Shortleaf Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris brevifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris brevifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris brevifolia 035-01-006


Spike subglobose, 4-6mm long or broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Grassleaf Yellow-eyed Grass, Baldwin's Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris baldwiniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris baldwiniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris baldwiniana 035-01-008


Scape as broad or broader than the leaf blades. Staminodia beardless, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Xyris elliottii, Elliott's Yellow-eyed Grass
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elliott's Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris elliottii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris elliottii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris elliottii 035-01-009


camera icon Common Name: Curtiss's Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris curtissii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris difformis var. curtissii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris curtissii 035-01-012


Stem 3-8", 4-ribbed, and minutely bumpy (papillose). Flowers open in the AM, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: acid swamp yellow-eyed grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris serotina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris serotina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris serotina 035-01-013


Leaves flat, 7-20cm+ long, 2.5-4.5mm wide. Scape somewhat flattened above, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Flatstem Yellow-eyed Grass, bog yellow-eyed grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris difformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris difformis var. difformis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris difformis 035-01-014


Flowers grow from a conelike head at tip of stem, opening midmorning, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris jupicai
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris jupicai
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xyris jupicai 035-01-015
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xyris communis
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xyris elata

Spike ellipsoid to ellipsoid-cylindrical, 8-15(25)mm long, 6-10mm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Florida Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris floridana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris difformis var. floridana


Mature spikes ovoid, sharply acute. Plants solitary or in small clumps, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chapman's Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris chapmanii
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Xyris scabrifolia


Scape shorter than that of X. scabrifolia, and not glaucescent, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roughleaf Yellow-eyed Grass, Scabrous-leaved Xyris, Harper's Yellow-eyed Grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris scabrifolia
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Xyris scabrifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xyris scabrifolia

Flowers grow from a conelike head at top of stem, opening midday or later, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: pineland yellow-eyed grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xyris stricta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xyris stricta


Spike oblong-cylindrical, obtuse. Scape's upper end conspicuously flattened, per Weakley's Flora.


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