Sisyrinchium rosulatum Michx. - Annual Blue-eyed Grass
Family - Iridaceae
Flowering - April - June.
Habitat - Lawns, fields, waste ground, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to South America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found in the southern portion of Alabama. The plant is easily identified in the field by its light blue flowers (with a dark center), compressed aerial stems, and ascending stems. The plant is a fast-growing annual.
Photographs taken in Hunter, Alabama, 4-9-05.