- Flower nameSisyrinchium micranthum
- Scientific nameSisyrinchium 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.