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Virginia bluebells
Mertensia virginica
Virginia bluebells Borage Family
Mertensia virginica Boraginaceae
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common name
  Virginia bluebells
accepted scientific name
  Mertensia virginica (L.) Pers. ex Link
rules for finding collection records
  Mertensia virginica (4428)
family name
  Boraginaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Tom Potterfield
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is .75 to 1.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of March thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (72%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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