Latin Name – Sisyrinchium rosulatum Bickn
Family – Iridaceae
Life Cycle– Winter annual
Type – Grass-like
Annual blue-eyed grass is a winter annual weed common in southern regions. Despite its name, it is not actually a grass but rather is in the Iris family. It has grass-like leaves clustered around the base and when flowers produces a distinct white flower with a purple ring at the base of each petal.