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Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia verna)

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  5/10/2009
Notes: The combination of two white and two blue petals is distinctive.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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