Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Xyris montana Ries image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Derek Anderson

Merel R. Black
Family Xyridaceae
Xyris montana Ries
bog yellow-eyed-grass, northern yellow-eyed-grass
Xyris: from a Greek name of a plant with 2-edged leaves, from xyron for "razor"
montana: of mountains
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, up to 1' tall forb
Flower: yellow, 3-parted; inflorescence a few-flowered, cone-like spike which mature to less than 1/3"; blooms July-Sept
Leaf:basal, mostly linear, 1 1/2" - 20", rough
Habitat: wet; sphagnum bogs, tamarack swamps
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Xyris flexuosa Muhl. var. pusilla A.Gray
Xyris papillosa Fassett
Xyris papillosa Fassett var. exserta Fassett

         
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