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Virginia bluebell [Mertensia virginica]

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Common Name: Virginia bluebell
Scientic Name: Mertensia virginica
Colors: Blue
Months Appearing: April, May

Borage Family.  One to two feet tall. Hairless. 

Leaves: oval

Flowers: Pink buds open into light blue trumpet -shaped flowers in arching racemes. 1/2 to 1 inch in length.

Wet woods, riperian areas. (riverside) May 2. Aman Park. Grand Rapids, Mi. 2297, 2298