Virginia bluebells


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Virginia bluebells

n.
An eastern North American plant (Mertensia virginica) having clusters of showy, nodding blue flowers. Also called Virginia cowslip.
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The nature center where I work is probably best known for it spectacular masses of Virginia bluebells. Once you see its blue, bell-shaped flowers, the first name makes sense ...
Remember what Virginia bluebells tell, aching tales by the swollen Maury.

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