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Xyris elliottii Chapman. Elliott's Yellow-eyed-grass. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Margins of drawdown zones of clay-based Carolina bays, limesinks and flatwoods swales, wet savannas. Dist: E. SC south to s. FL, west to s. AL; Nicaragua, Belize, Mexico (Tabasco); West Indies; South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Xyris elliottii Chapm. var. elliottii – Malme (1937); < Xyris elliottii Chapm. – FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, S13, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (2003), Kral (1966a)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily: 8

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