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Carolina Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris caroliniana)

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Xyris Caroliniana, or more commonly know as Carolina Yelloweyed Grass, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Xyris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Xyris Caroliniana or Carolina Yelloweyed Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Xyris
  • Family: Xyridaceae
  • Order: Commelinales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • State T/E Status: NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NJ (sand yellow-eyed-grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(FACW+) 3(NI) 6(FACW) C(OBL)




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