Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Xyris platylepis Chapman. Bulbous Yellow-eyed-grass. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Sandhill seeps, pine savannas, ditches, rarely inland in acid seepage over rock. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to se. LA; disjunct in sw. LA and se. TX; disjunct in w. SC in the uppermost Piedmont in the Blue Ridge Escarpment region.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, ETx1, F, FNA22, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Tx, Va, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (1990), Bridges & Orzell (2003), Kral (1966a)

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image of plant© Scott Ward
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie