blue-eyed Mary


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Related to blue-eyed Mary: Collinsia verna

blue-eyed Mary

n.
Any of various annual North American herbs of the genus Collinsia, having blue or purple and white flowers with two lips usually of different colors.

blue-eyed Mary

n
(Plants) a blue-flowered boraginaceous plant, Omphalodes verna, native to S Europe and cultivated in Britain
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Noun1.blue-eyed Mary - eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Collinsia, genus Collinsia - genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
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She sang a French song, which Joseph did not understand in the least, and which George confessed he did not understand, and then a number of those simple ballads which were the fashion forty years ago, and in which British tars, our King, poor Susan, blue-eyed Mary, and the like, were the principal themes.
Perhaps the next generation may never lay their eyes on a homegrown Blue-eyed Mary as that is listed as extirpated in Canada.