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Hypoxis hirsuta

Yellow Stargrass

Description:

A low growing grass like plant. Yellow, star shaped flowers with slender stems. Easily confused with grass if not flowering. Grows in acidic wetlands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Common Goldstar, Eastern Yellow Stargrass
Plant Family:Liliaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late April to July
Fruit Timing:August to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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