Hypoxis hirsuta (L.) Coville
Family: Hypoxidaceae
common gold-star,  more...
[Hypoxis carolinensis Michx.,  more]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Hypoxis: ancient Greek for some plants with sour leaves, later transferred to this genus by Linnaeus, Latin means "somewhat acid"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb
Leaves: basal, grass-like, with spreading hairs, taller than the flowering stalk when mature
Flowers: yellow, 6-parted, 5/8" wide, star shape, stalked; inflorescence with 2-6 flowers in an irregular, long-stalked cluster (umbel); blooms April-July
Fruits: elliptical capsule
Habitat: dry; open woods, prairies
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Marcie O'Connor  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Caroline A. Creevey  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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