Xyris scabrifolia R.M. Harper. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Sandhill seepage bogs and wet pine savannas. Dist: Sc. and se. NC south to Panhandle FL, west to s. AL and s. MS; disjunct in sw. LA-se. TX.
ID notes:This taxon is abundantly distinct from X. chapmanii, through its presence of outer scale leaves and bulbous bases and by having strongly papillose-scabrid leaves.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See Bridges & Orzell (1990) for detailed information.
Synonymy: = ETx1, GW1, K3, K4, S, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (1990), Bridges & Orzell (2003); = n/a – RAB; < Xyris scabrifolia R.M.Harper – FNA22, K1, Kral (1966a)