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Mertensia alpina (Alpine bluebells)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Mertensia alpina

Mertensia alpina (Torr.) G. Don

Alpine Bluebells

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)


USDA Symbol: meal7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: CO , ID , MT , NM , WY

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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