Mertensia virginica


Common Names
Virginia bluebells, Virginia cowslip, lungwort oysterleaf


rich, moist woodlands, especially in floodplains


Observed Blooming
mid to late March, 2020
late March to late April, 2019
late March to late April, 2018
late March to late April, 2017
late March to early April, 2016
early to late April, 2015
early April to mid May, 2014
early April to early May, 2013
early April, 2012
early April, 2011

typically “borage blue” colored, some plants flower in white, pale purple, or pink

threatened in Michigan
exploitably vulnerable in New York


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