Sisyrinchium angustifolium

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Narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass
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S. angustifolium
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Sisyrinchium angustifolium
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Sisyrinchium angustifolium, commonly known as narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass,[2] is a herbaceous perennial growing from rhizomes, native to moist meadow and open woodland. It is the most common blue-eyed grass of the eastern United States, and is also cultivated as an ornamental.

Range: Eastern Canada and US, west to Texas and Minnesota, in meadows, low woods, and shorelines.

Height: 15–50 cm (6–20 in). Stem: broadly winged, 2–4 mm (116316 in) wide, usually branched. Leaves: 2–6 mm (11614 in) wide. Tepals: 6, blue, 7–10 mm (1438 in), each tipped with a sharp point, veined, and darkening toward central yellow patch.

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  1. ^ "Sisyrinchium angustifolium". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 8 July 2014 – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ "Sisyrinchium angustifolium". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 1 July 2014.