Mertensia virginica


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Noun1.Mertensia virginica - smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in budMertensia virginica - smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Mertensia, Mertensia - a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels
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vernum, Hydrophyllum virginianum (occurring in an area greater then 4 acres), Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, Lysimachia nummularia, Mertensia virginica, Phlox paniculata (especially along the river), Pilea pumila, Polygonum punctatum, Ranunculus hispidus caricetorum, Rudbeckia laciniata, Ruellia strepens, Rumex verticillatus, Sanicula odorata, Saururus cernuus, Solidago gigantea, Symphyotrichum cordifolium, S.
In mid-April, an area between the secondary trail and the cypress swamp supports a large number of Mertensia virginica (Virginia bluebells).