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Hypoxis sessilis L.
Glossyseed yellow stargrass

Family: Hypoxidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Ranked as Imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann, Bradley & Woodmansee 2002), this was re-ranked as Critically Imperiled using updated NatureServe criteria in 2020.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For a specimen image, visit the Encylopedia of Life.

Other data on Hypoxis sessilis available from :

Hypoxis sessilis has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Tree Island Park Reported

Hypoxis sessilis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Hypoxis sessilis has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland