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Xyris platylepis Chapm.
Tall yelloweyed grass

Family: Xyridaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Xyris platylepis available from :

Xyris platylepis has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Reported
Dupuis Reserve Doubtfully Present
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Xyris platylepis has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Xyris platylepis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods