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Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium montanum
Blue-eyed Grass

Habitat

They are found in fields and meadows.

Description

They are a tiny, dark purple-blue flower with a yellow center, on a grass-like stem. They bloom June through July.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 6 petals
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Flower Color: Blue
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Leaf Arrangement: Leaves around base only
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Plant Type: Wildflower (small)
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Leaf Type: Long, narrow and entire (smooth edge)

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