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Bluebells (Virginia)

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Merensia virginica
Bluebells (Virginia)


They bloom in the spring in thick woods and open grassy meadows.


The 1' long, blue flowers are bell-shaped and hang over in groups at the end of a stem. The plant can reach 2’ tall with ovals leaves ending in a point.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 5 petals forming a bell
Flower Color: Blue
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (tall - 1-3 feet)
Leaf Type: Elliptical-shaped and entire (smooth edge)

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