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Mertensia oblongifolia
oblongleaf bluebells Borage Family
Mertensia oblongifolia Boraginaceae
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common names
  oblongleaf bluebells
  sagebrush bluebells
accepted scientific name
  Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don
rules for finding collection records
  Mertensia bakeri (41)
  Mertensia cusickii (69)
  Mertensia fusiformis (364)
  Mertensia lanceolata nivalis (150)
  Mertensia oblongifolia (1693)
  Mertensia viridis (1001)
family name
  Boraginaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Matt Lavin
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is .4 to .8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Paul Slichter (7)
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G.D.Carr (13)
J. Reveal (5)
R.L.Carr (10)
Snowbirdpix (3)
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