Sisyrinchium angustifolium facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNarrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium, commonly known as narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass, is a herbaceous perennial growing from rhizomes, native to moist meadow and open woodland. It is the most common blue-eyed grass of the eastern United States, and is also cultivated as an ornamental.
Range: Eastern Canada and US, west to Texas and Minnesota, in meadows, low woods, and shorelines.
Height: 15–50 cm (6–20 in). Stem: broadly winged, 2–4 mm (1⁄16–3⁄16 in) wide, usually branched. Leaves: 2–6 mm (1⁄16–1⁄4 in) wide. Tepals: 6, blue, 7–10 mm (1⁄4–3⁄8 in), each tipped with a sharp point, veined, and darkening toward central yellow patch.
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