Sisyrinchium californicum

  • Sisyrinchium californicum  yellow eyed grass
yellow eyed grass

A member of the Iris family, this perennial grows 1 foot tall and as wide. Star shaped golden yellow flowers heaviest in May, June. Found near the coast in moist places, even fresh water marshes, it will also thrive with low to average water. Sun or part shade. Quite deer resistant. Self sows freely. Bay Area native.