Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Xyris brevifolia Michaux. Shortleaf Yellow-eyed-grass. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Wet sands of pinelands, especially seasonally wet, open, white sands of spodosol longleaf pine flatwoods (Leon series soils), margins of Carolina bay sandrims. Dist: Se. NC south to s. FL, west to s. AL and w. FL; West Indies and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (2003), Kral (1966a)

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