Flower of the Day: Blue-Eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium angustifolium; Iridaceae (iris family)

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Not really a grass, of course, though it is a monocot.  It makes a nice garden plant, too, with compact foliage and a fairly long bloom time.  It spreads, but not too fast.

You can find it in fairly dry soils in full sun along the C&O canal for the next several weeks.

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