Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Xyris stricta Chapman. Strict Yellow-eyed-grass. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Depression ponds, depression meadows, borrow pits, ultisol pine savannas, and ditches. Dist: SC south to ne. FL and Panhandle FL, west to s. MS and se. LA. Reported for our area by Kral (1966b). P. McMillan (pers. comm.) reports this species from a number of locations in the outer Coastal Plain of NC and SC.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = GW1, K1, K3, K4, S, WH3, Bridges & Orzell (1987), Bridges & Orzell (2003), Kral (1966a); = Xyris stricta var. stricta – ETx1, FNA22

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image of plant© Jay Horn source
image of plant© Jay Horn source