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Mertensia arizonica (Aspen bluebells)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Mertensia arizonica

Mertensia arizonica Greene

Aspen Bluebells

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Mertensia arizonica var. grahamii, Mertensia arizonica var. leonardii, Mertensia arizonica var. subnuda

USDA Symbol: MEAR6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CO , NV , UT , WY

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 15 - The American Southwest (1994) John Crossley

Additional resources

USDA: Find Mertensia arizonica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mertensia arizonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mertensia arizonica


Record Modified: 2022-11-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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