Sisyrinchium micranthum

Sisyrinchium micranthum

  • Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • Flower name
    Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • Scientific name
    Sisyrinchium micranthum
  • AliasSisyrinchium micranthum
  • Place of originSoutheast Texas, North America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersprosperity

What is Sisyrinchium micranthum

Sisyrinchium micranthum is an annual wildflower in the family Iridaceae, native to Texas and other parts of southeastern North America.
There is a similar flower Sisyrinchium rosulatum.
S. micranthum is taller than S. rosulatum and has slightly larger fruits, but the flowers are slightly smaller.
S. micranthum's petals open flat and the base does not overlap, but S. rosulatum's corolla does not open flat and the base overlaps.

Common name: Sisyrinchium rosulatum, Scientific name: Sisyrinchium rosulatum, Place of Origin: Southeastern North America, Life-type: Annual, Plant height: 20-30 cm, Amphibian, Radially symmetrical flowers, Flowering season: May-June. Flowering season: May-June; Flower color: reddish purple and white; Flower diameter: 1.0 cm; Fruit: spherical capsule; Fruit diameter: 0.5 cm.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Sisyrinchium
  • Species
    S. micranthum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeannual field grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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