Coastal Plain Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium arenicola BicknellEndangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)    Synonyms: Sandyland Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium fuscatum.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Liliales   >   Family Iridaceae   >   Genus Sisyrinchium   


The rarest of the Maryland Sisyrinchium species. Only found in Caroline and Dorchester Counties (so far).


Coastal Plain Blue-eyed Grass can be separated from other Maryland Sisyrinchium species by having a branched stem and plant bases with abundant fibrous remains (Weakley, 2015).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Coastal Plain Blue-eyed Grass blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/31/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

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