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Sisyrinchium montanum Details of the spathe and the flowering stem which has a prominent midvein and is winged. Growing along a sandy trail through the forest. American blue-eyed grass,Geotagged,Sisyrinchium montanum,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Sisyrinchium montanum

Details of the spathe and the flowering stem which has a prominent midvein and is winged. Growing along a sandy trail through the forest.

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''Sisyrinchium montanum'', or American blue-eyed grass, or strict blue-eyed grass, is a grass-like species of plants from the genus ''Sisyrinchium'' native to northern North America from Newfoundland west to easternmost Alaska, and south to Pennsylvania in the east, and to New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains.

It is very similar to ''S. angustifolium'', with which it is sometimes combined.

Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Jun 29, 2019. Captured Jun 27, 2019 14:29 in Rice Lake Rd, Tofte, MN 55615, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/778s
  • ISO50
  • 4.2mm