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Yellow Stargrass
Hypoxis hirsuta

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta) Other scientific names: Hypoxis erecta, Ornithogalum hirsutum

Family: Hypoxis Family (Hypoxidaceae), (Lily Family (Liliaceae))

Flowers: Spring;  Yellow;  6 parts (petals)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 336   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: hirsuta: with stiff hairs


Photographs: 163 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

The bright yellow flowers of Yellow Stargrass.

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

A Yellow Stargrass flwoer, flower bud, and its grass-like leaves.

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

Another entire plant.

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

A flower and bud.

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)


Range map for Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)