Tennessee Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris tennesseensis)


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

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Xyris
  • Family: Xyridaceae
  • Order: Commelinales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Tennessee yelloweyed grass
  • State T/E Status: GA (E) TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: GA (Tennessee yellow-eyed grass) TN (Tennessee yellow-eyed grass)

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