Xyris chapmanii E.L. Bridges & Orzell. Phen: Aug-Sep; Sep-Oct. Hab: Sandhill seepage bogs in areas of copious lateral seepage in deep muck soils, beaver pond margins. Dist: With a disjunct distribution in the Southeastern Coastal Plain: s. NJ (Moyer & Bridges 2015); sc. NC south to c. SC (in the fall-line Sandhills) (Sorrie, Van Eerden, & Russo 1997); wc. GA; Panhandle FL west through s. AL to s. MS; e. TX.
ID notes:This taxon is abundantly distinct from X. scabrifolia by its essentially glabrous leaves and lack of outer scale leaves and bulbous bases.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See Bridges & Orzell (1990) for detailed information.
Synonymy: = K3, K4, Bridges & Orzell (1990), Bridges & Orzell (2003); = n/a – RAB; < Xyris scabrifolia R.M.Harper – FNA22, K1, WH3, Kral (1966a)