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Sisyrinchium biforme E.P. Bicknell. Wiry Blue-eyed-grass. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Dunes, prairies, other sandy soils. Dist: E. LA west to s. and c. TX and south into Mexico (TAM).

ID notes:The thin, wiry stems and noticeably large, globose capsules are distinctive features of Sisyrinchium biforme in comparison to other Sisyrinchium in its distribution area.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Here recognized in a narrower sense than many recent authors, excluding Sisyrinchium dimorphum.

Synonymy: = S13, Tx, Keith (2022); < Sisyrinchium biforme E.P.Bicknell – ETx1, FNA26, K1, K3, K4, Mex

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC

Heliophily: 9

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
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