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Sisyrinchium septentrionale

Sisyrinchium septentrionale E.P. Bicknell

Northern Blue-eyed Grass

Iridaceae (Iris family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SISE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Rarely white.

Distribution

USA: ID , MT , WA
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , SK

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FAC FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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