Mertensia


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Noun1.Mertensia - a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnelsMertensia - a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels
plant genus - a genus of plants
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
Mertensia virginica, Virginia bluebell, Virginia cowslip - smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud
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Virginia bluebell or Virginia cowslip (Mertensia virginica)
waterleaf 1891; Frison 1922 Boraginaceae Mertensia Virginia Robertson 1929 virginica L.
3.5 [+ or -] 0.6 5.8 [+ or -] 1.7 Mertensia longiflora Otsynium douglasii 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 0.5 [+ or -] 0.1 Oreostemma alpigenum 1.3 [+ or -] 0.3 1.5 [+ or -] 0.0 Paeonia brownii 3.4 [+ or -] 0.9 4.0 [+ or -] 0.5 Penstemon gairdneri var.
In this part of the world, members of the species Mertensia ovum don't appear to reach adulthood but instead sustain the population by reproducing while still larvae, researchers report online April 25 in Biology Letters.
Mertensia - variously known as bluebells, the oyster plant and the Virginian cowslip.
This is not abandonment but a kind of fulfillment: "On the beach / we bend to taste bits of glaucous leaves / to know in our bodies why / Mertensia maritima is Oysterleaf." He does not offer an Eden or an eternal afterlife to soothe our soul-searching, but instead places us more fully at home within our bodies and our surroundings.
One of Smarr's favorites is the Virginia Bluebell (Mertensia virginica), which is bright green and blue with pink hues.
Biological flora of the British Isles: Mertensia maritima (L.) S.
Intermixed with the bluestem and aspen patches were patches of horsetail that contained scattered individuals of fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium L.), bluebells (Mertensia paniculata [Ait.] G.
Seaside Lungwort Mertensia maritima (L.) Gray Sea-Shore Chamomile Matricaria ambigua Kryl.