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Coastal Plain Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris ambigua)

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Xyris Ambigua, or more commonly know as Coastal Plain 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 Ambigua or Coastal Plain Yelloweyed Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, 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)
  • State T/E Status: TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: TN (Coastal Plain yellow-eyed grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 6(OBL)




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