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Mertensia lanceolata
prairie bluebells Borage Family
Mertensia lanceolata Boraginaceae
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common names
  prairie bluebells
  lanceleaf bluebells
accepted scientific name
  Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC.
rules for finding collection records
  Mertensia lanceolata (1472)
  exclude Mertensia lanceolata fendleri
  exclude Mertensia lanceolata nivalis
  exclude Mertensia lanceolata pubens
  exclude Mertensia lanceolata viridis
family name
  Boraginaceae
Image Author: Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.65 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of April thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (39%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
base map where plant found

Forest
Riparian
Grassland
Rocky
Meadow
Alpine
Desert
Sand
Disturbed
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