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Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale

Sisyrinchium idahoense E.P. Bicknell var. occidentale (E.P. Bicknell) Douglass M. Hend.

Idaho Blue Eyed Grass, Idaho Blue-eyed Grass

Iridaceae (Iris family)

Synonym(s): Sisyrinchium occidentale


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale


Record Modified: 2019-08-30
Research By: CBR

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