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Blue-eyed Grass

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Sisyrinchium montanum

Flower Description:

Six-petaled, violet-blue, starlike flowers are solitary or in small clusters at the tip of long flowering stalks.

Season BloomMay - July
HabitatA member of the iris family which consists of herbs growing from rhizomes, bulbs, or corms, with narrow basal leaves and showy clusters at the tips of long stalks. Native habitat in moist, sandy meadows and open woods. Grows readily from seed.
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are mostly basal, linear and bright green.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Shade, Partial Shade, Sun