Xyris difformis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyXyridaceae
Family (Traditional)Xyridaceae
GenusXyris
SpeciesXyris difformis Chapm.
Common Namebog 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: 7.5
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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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), Calloway (KY), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Morgan (TN), Rhea (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, MDKY, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1997 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA008767 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris difformis
MDKY00006757 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris difformis
010514 Coffee Tennessee 31 Jul 1997 Anna Maleszyk
181
BOON
Xyris difformis
APSC0055343 Cumberland Tennessee 28 Sep 2013 Devin Rodgers, Dwayne Estes, Chris Mausert Mooney
121
APSC
Xyris difformis
APSC0054088 Morgan Tennessee 07 Sep 2006 Dwayne Estes with J. Beck & M. Stevenson
9530
APSC
Xyris difformis
APSC0116760 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Xyris difformis
APSC0116759 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Xyris difformis
UCHT037204 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris difformis
BEREA008766 Bath Kentucky
BEREA
Xyris difformis
MDKY00006758 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Xyris difformis
APSC0056464 Rhea Tennessee 30 Jul 2016 Zach Irick
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APSC
Xyris difformis
APSC0116761 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Xyris difformis
UCHT035131 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris difformis
UCHT037203 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Xyris difformis
APSC0055306 Cumberland Tennessee 16 Aug 2014 Devin Rodgers, Chris Mausert-Mooney, Taylor Hay.
396
APSC
Xyris difformis
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