White Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium albidum)
Not the best shots, I know. I didn't have my external light source on hand (was just casually taking a stroll), and I came across this beauty! I figured I would get a shot, even if I didn't have my ideal lighting! I am going to try to go back for better shots this afternoon if possible! The sun actually shone for a moment for this one!
Growing at the base of a ridge at the edge of a dense mixed forest.
''Sisyrinchium albidum'', commonly known as white blue-eyed grass, is a species of flowering plant in the Iridaceae family.
The stem of ''Sisyrinchium albidum'' is commonly pale grey and threadlike, measuring 0.2 to 0.5 m high and 0.5 to 1 mm wide. Similarly, its narrow, stiff leaves are 0.5 to 1 mm wide. Its twinned spathes are green and purple-tinged and 1.5 to 2 cm high. The outer part of the flower, including the petals, is white to violet and 8-10 mm long. Its fruits are 2-4 mm long.. more