Xyris montana Ries
Family: Xyridaceae
bog yellow-eyed-grass,  more...
[Xyris papillosa Fassett,  more]
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Xyris: from a Greek name of a plant with 2-edged leaves, from xyron for "razor"
Plants: erect, perennial, up to 1' tall forb
Leaves: basal, mostly linear, 1 1/2" - 20", rough
Flowers: yellow, 3-parted; inflorescence a few-flowered, cone-like spike which mature to less than 1/3"; blooms July-Sept
Habitat: wet; sphagnum bogs, tamarack swamps
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Aaron Carlson  
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