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Elliott's Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris elliottii)

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Xyris Elliottii, or more commonly know as Elliott's 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 Elliottii or Elliott's Yelloweyed Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Xyris
  • Family: Xyridaceae
  • Order: Commelinales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL) 6(NI) C(FACW)




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