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Connecticut Plants
Small's Yellow-eyed Grass
Xyris smalliana Nash

Small's yellow-eyed grass is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Family: yellow-eyed grass (Xyridaceae)
  • Habitat: wet sandy or peaty places
  • Height: 2-4 feet
  • Flower size: 3/8 to 1/2 inch across inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Xyris smalliana Nash
Xyris smalliana Nash
Xyris smalliana Nash

On Small's yellow-eyed grass, the bases of the leaves are usually beet-red.