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|Noun||1.||genus Xyris - chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Xyridaceae, Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass family - plants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places
yellow-eyed grass - any of several rushlike plants, especially of the pine barrens of southern United States