Xyris brevifolia Michaux. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Wet sands of pinelands, especially seasonally wet, open, white sands of spodosol longleaf pine flatwoods (Leon series soils), margins of Carolina bay sandrims. Dist: Se. NC south to s. FL, west to s. AL and w. FL; West Indies and South America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (2003), Kral (1966a)