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Xyris montana

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Botanical Description

forming broad tufts or wider colonies. Leaves soft, up to 15cm long. Flowering stems 15-30cm, sometimes less or more. Flower spikes narrowly ovoid to 1cm long, flowers yellow, late summer. Eastern North America, Newfoundland and Ontario south to Pennsylvania, in wet peat or sand. The hardiest species.