Sisyrinchium strictum E. P. Bicknell
Common Name: BLUE-EYED-GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: SC
Sisyrinchium strictum inflorescence A. A. Reznicek inflorescence

Gravelly and sandy soil; edge of forests in rocky ground (Baraga Co.); very local and essentially endemic to the Great Lakes region.

This is like Sisyrinchium atlanticum in having narrow stems not darkening on drying and a tendency for the spathes to be geniculate at the base. However, it has the stems minutely denticulate on the margins, not smooth.

Locations

Baraga County
Gogebic County
Jackson County
Kent County
Lake County
Mecosta County
Montcalm County
Newaygo County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1487.