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Quillwort Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris isoetifolia)


Xyris Isoetifolia, or more commonly know as Quillwort 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 Isoetifolia or Quillwort Yelloweyed Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama and Florida.

  • 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: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (quillwort yellow-eyed-grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL)

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