blue-eyed grass, common
|COMMON NAME:||Blue-eyed grass, common|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Sisyrinchium rosulatum|
|FEATURES:||Annual grass-like plant in the iris (Iridaceae) family. Plant develops from a central axis
forming a rosette. Leaves compressed and glabrous. Flowers are solitary with six petal,
three anthers surrounding a single pistil. Flowers can be blue, white, or yellow– but all
have a darkened ring inside the flower petals. Seed pod are round, smooth, approximately
0.5 cm in diameter.
|DESCRIPTION:||A winter annual weed in turfgrass. Common grass-like iris plant of managed turf along
the coastal plain region. Primarily on sandy textured soils in turfgrass.