OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Sisyrinchium arenicola   FAMILY Iridaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Sisyrinchium fuscatum

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 26 (2002)

Sisyrinchium fuscatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)

Sisyrinchium arenicola

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandyland Blue-eyed-grass


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image of Sisyrinchium arenicola, Sandyland Blue-eyed-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_siar2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Sisyrinchium arenicola   FAMILY Iridaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisyrinchium fuscatum   FAMILY Iridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 26
Sisyrinchium fuscatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Sisyrinchium arenicola

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3665

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Pine-oak/heath woodlands and barrens, other sandy habitats, per Weakley's Flora

Native: north of the Carolinas

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
3 united stamens
Inferior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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