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Xyris calcicola

Xyris calcicola E.L. Bridges & Orzell

limestone yellow-eyed grass

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: XYCA2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Xyris calcicola
GENUS: Xyris
FAMILY: XYRIDA - Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: XYCA2
USDA Common Name: Marl Yelloweyed Grass
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (FL)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Xyris calcicola
COMMON NAME: Limestone Yellow-eyed Grass
SYNONYMY: [= WH3, X]
PHENOLOGY: Aug-Nov.
HABITAT: Wet calcareous savannas and flatwoods.
COMMENTS: C. and s. peninsular FL; disjunct in ne. FL (Baker County; Wunderlin & Hansen 2011). See Bridges & Orzell (2003) for detailed information.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Xyridaceae C. Agardh 1823 (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)
SUMMARY: As recognized more narrowly (excluding Abolboda, Aratitiyopea, and Orectanthe into the Abolbodaceae), a family of 2 genera and about 300-325 species, nearly cosmopolitan (most diverse in tropical and subtropical regions, and especially South America).
REFERENCE: Kral in FNA (2000); Kral in Kubitzki (1998b).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Xyris Linnaeus 1753 (Yellow-eyed Grass)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 300-325 species, nearly cosmopolitan (most diverse in tropical and subtropical regions, and especially South America). This technical genus is known well by only a few botanists, and additional undescribed taxa are possible.
REFERENCE: Kral in FNA (2000); Ward (2007b)=V; Bridges & Orzell (2003)=X; Kral (1966a)=Z; Kral (1983b, 1999); Kral in Kubitzki (1998b). Key adapted from X, GW, and Z.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Xyris calcicola in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Xyris calcicola in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Xyris calcicola in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Xyris calcicola in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Xyris calcicola in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Xyris calcicola

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