Xyris torta

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyXyridaceae
Family (Traditional)Xyridaceae
GenusXyris
SpeciesXyris torta Sm.
Common Nameslender yelloweyed grass
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Aquatic; Mud;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Equitant; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike; Leaf Veination: Parallel;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.4
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Casey (KY), Clinton (KY), Green (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Pulaski (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Johnson (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BOON, MDKY, MTSU, UOS, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100169414 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Jul 1991 J. Richard Abbot
811
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169364 Laurel Kentucky 18 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3058
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169463 Cumberland Tennessee 07 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5098
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169489 Putnam Tennessee 29 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5118
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169372 Laurel Kentucky 08 Aug 1993 Steve Walker
754
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169356 Laurel Kentucky 01 Sep 1992 Steve Walker
519
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169422 Pulaski Kentucky 23 Jul 1992 J. Richard Abbot
3256
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169406 Pulaski Kentucky 20 Jul 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4734
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169315 Casey Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
7039
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169505 Warren Tennessee 15 Sep 1976 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Xyris torta
BEREA008771 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
BEREA008769 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
BEREA008770 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
BEREA022927 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
BEREA008772 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
31234100169380 McCreary Kentucky 04 Aug 1996 James D. Kiser
440
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169398 Pulaski Kentucky 24 Aug 1991 J. Richard Abbot
1207
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169307 Calloway Kentucky 09 Aug 1972 Raymond Athey
2009
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169513 Tennessee 08 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5294
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169471 Putnam Tennessee 29 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5119
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169455 Coffee Tennessee 29 Jun 2001 Dwayne Estes
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169331 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Robert F. C. Naczi
8007
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169349 Hardin Kentucky 25 Jul 1980 Ray Cranfill
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169497 Scott Tennessee 02 Aug 1992 Steve Walker
467
EKY
Xyris torta
31234100169323 Clinton Kentucky 03 Aug 2000 Robert F. C. Naczi
8607
EKY
Xyris torta
BEREA008768 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris torta
31973000012875 Clinton Kentucky 03 Aug 2000 Naczi, Robert
8607
KNK
Xyris torta
MDKY00006762 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris torta
MDKY00006759 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris torta
MDKY00006761 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris torta
MDKY00006760 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059570 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059549 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059550 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059905 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059508 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0210066 Coffee Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059516 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059507 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059493 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059523 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059556 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059499 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059575 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059555 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059561 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
31973000012872 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Naczi, Robert
8007
KNK
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059541 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059532 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059544 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059517 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059578 White Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059531 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059535 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059577 White Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059543 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059539 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059506 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059546 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059567 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059501 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059522 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059528 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059502 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059553 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0240943 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059563 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059511 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059536 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059569 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059524 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059540 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059497 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059504 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059562 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059538 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059534 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059498 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0241395 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059515 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059572 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059576 White Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059568 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059542 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059525 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059907 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059533 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059496 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059529 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059559 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059518 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059500 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059548 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059557 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059519 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059551 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059565 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059560 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059503 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059558 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059494 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059492 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059505 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059491 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059495 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059526 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059552 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059527 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059513 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059512 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059554 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059490 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059574 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059573 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059564 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059906 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059530 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059514 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059510 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059521 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059509 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
UCHT004900 Hamilton Tennessee 13 Jul 2007 S. Huskins
1064
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT004899 Lewis Tennessee 07 Dec 2000 Dwayne Estes
01589
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT023472 Marion Tennessee 09 Aug 2017 Roger McCoy
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT004905 Cumberland Tennessee 11 Sep 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-293
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT004902 Lawrence Tennessee 28 Aug 1989 R. Kral
76987
UCHT
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059537 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059520 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059566 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059571 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059545 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
TENN-V-0059547 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Xyris torta
UCHT004904 Cumberland Tennessee 11 Sep 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-314
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT004906 Marion Tennessee 27 Jul 1998 John Beck
2521
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT004901 Lawrence Tennessee 28 Aug 1989 R. Kral
76987
UCHT
Xyris torta
010526 Coffee Tennessee 31 Jul 1997 Anna Maleszyk
195
BOON
Xyris torta
APSC0053071 Van Buren Tennessee 18 Jul 2004 Dwayne Estes, Wes Knapp
6323
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0030964 Coffee Tennessee 20 Jul 2004 Claude Bailey, Kee Condict
Not shown
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0055330 Cumberland Tennessee 29 Aug 2015 Devin Rodgers, Dwayne Estes, Nate Parrish
926
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0071001 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0077860 Calloway Kentucky 30 Jul 1975 Raymond Athey
APSC
Xyris torta
UCHT004907 Marion Tennessee 27 Jul 1998 John Beck
2535
UCHT
Xyris torta
010525 Van Buren Tennessee 26 Aug 2001 Chris A. Fleming
FCF-1523
BOON
Xyris torta
APSC0030963 Calloway Kentucky 11 Aug 1979 Edward Chester
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0072122 Coffee Tennessee 06 Oct 2017 C. M. Ciafre
45
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0099607 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0116801 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0030960 McNairy Tennessee 14 Aug 2009 Roger McCoy
Not shown
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0054010 Polk Tennessee 06 Aug 2013 Mason Brock with Dwayne Estes, Chris Mausert-Mooney, Devin Rodgers, and Justin Beaty
1307
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0116757 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0030961 Sequatchie Tennessee 07 Aug 1996 R. Kral
86504
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0030959 White Tennessee 17 Jul 2009 Dwayne Estes, Matt Bruton
11050
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0104914 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0116800 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0054228 Lewis Tennessee 08 Aug 1989 R. Kral
76877
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0081034 Pulaski Kentucky 20 Aug 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0072121 Coffee Tennessee 06 Oct 2017 C. M. Ciafre
60
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0071921 White Tennessee 27 Jul 2014 Mason Brock with Kelly Anderson
572
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0119154 Green Kentucky
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0052427 Morgan Tennessee 24 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes with M. Stevenson & D. Nestor
9312
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0073864 Pulaski Kentucky 20 Sep 1993 Max Medley
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0068911 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0053072 White Tennessee 21 Jul 2006 Dwayne Estes
9119
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0099453 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 2018 Claire Ciafre
APSC
Xyris torta
APSC0030962 Polk Tennessee 15 Jul 1969 Ken E. Rogers, Frank D. Bowers
43960
APSC
Xyris torta
HTTU034415 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Xyris torta
MTSU003280 Sequatchie Tennessee 07 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Xyris torta
MTSU003281 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Xyris torta
UCHT037226 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT037228 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris torta
UCHT040403 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris torta
APSC0054804 Lawrence Tennessee 27 Jun 1990 R. Kral
77831
APSC
Xyris torta
HTTU017254 Tennessee
HTTU
Xyris torta
MTSU003282 Marion Tennessee 06 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Xyris torta
UOS08412 Franklin Tennessee 06 Oct 2007 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08407 Coffee Tennessee 10-Jul-96 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08399 Franklin Tennessee 11 Jul 2002 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08406 Franklin Tennessee 05 Jul 2000 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08408 Marion Tennessee 06 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08409 Franklin Tennessee 14 Jul 1964 S.E. Trepanier
UOS
Xyris torta
UCHT037227 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris torta
UOS08411 Van Buren Tennessee 29 Aug 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08413 Franklin Tennessee 30 Jul 1998 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08410 Coffee Tennessee 24-Jul-96 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Xyris torta
UOS08398 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Xyris torta
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