Hypoxis wrightii (Baker) Brackett
Family: Hypoxidaceae
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Leaves (0.5-)0.7-2.1(-2.6) mm wide, soft, usually stiff, sparsely to densely pubescent to pilose. Scape (20-)35-85(-150) mm, topped by 1 bract or, if flowers 2 or more, bracts more than 1, not opposite. Inflorescences racemose, 1-2(-3)-flowered; proximal 2 flowers, when present, not paired; bracts (2-)3-8(-15) mm. Flowers: tepals 4-8(-10) × (1.4-)2-3(-3.5) mm, shorter to longer than pedicel, less than 1.5 times as long as ovary; anthers (0.6-)0.9-1.8(-2) mm; ovary oblanceoloid, (2-)3-6(-8) × 1.5-2.5 mm, usually densely pilose; pedicel (1-)3-12(-21) mm, usually longer than bracts. Seeds dark brown, dull, 0.9-1.1(-1.3) mm, minutely muricate. Flowering spring. Pinelands, seasonally flooded prairies; 0--100 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex.; West Indies. In the southern part of its range, Hypoxis wrightii can be found flowering shortly after fire at any time of year. The name H. micrantha Pollard was misapplied to H. wrightii by A. E. Brackett (1923) and subsequent authors.

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Kathy M. Davis, University of Florida Herbarium  
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