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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In mid-April, an area between the secondary trail and the cypress swamp supports a large number of Mertensia virginica (Virginia bluebells).