Xyris torta Sm.
Family: Xyridaceae
slender yellow-eyed-grass
[Xyris torta var. macropoda Sm.,  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 4' tall forb
Leaves: basal, mostly linear, 4"-40", smooth
Flowers: yellow, 3-parted; inflorescence a many-flowered, cone-like spike which matures to more than 1/3"; blooms May-July
Habitat: wet; in acid soil, often in bogs
Conservation Status: Native
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert H. Read  
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Eric J. Epstein  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Corey Raimond  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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