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Sisyrinchium mucronatum Michaux. Needle-tip Blue-eyed-grass. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Forests, woodlands, fields. Dist: ME west to SK, south to SC, GA, TN, MI, and MN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA26, G, GW1, Il, K1, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tat, Tn, Va, W, WV; = Sisyrinchium mucronatum Michx. var. mucronatum – RAB; > Sisyrinchium intermedium E.P.Bicknell – S13; > Sisyrinchium mucronatum Michx. – S13; > Sisyrinchium versicolor E.P.Bicknell – S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily ?: 8

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