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Mertensia maritima
oysterplant Borage Family
Mertensia maritima Boraginaceae
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common names
  oysterplant
  sea bluebell
accepted scientific name
  Mertensia maritima (L.) Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Mertensia maritima (295)
  Pneumaria maritima (0)
family name
  Boraginaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 0.33 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (15)
Cal Photos (10)
Walter Muma (3)
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