Virginia bluebell

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Virginia bluebell:

see borageborage
, common name for the Boraginaceae, a family of widely distributed herbs and some tropical shrubs or trees characterized by rough or hairy stems, four-part fruits, and usually fragrant blossoms.
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Virginia Bluebell (Mertensia virginica): Even though the Virginia bluebell is rare in Mississippi, this wildflower adapts well to wooded sites.
In mid-April, an area between the secondary trail and the cypress swamp supports a large number of Mertensia virginica (Virginia bluebells).
Mertensia virginica (L.) Pers.: Virginia bluebell; April; high, dry woods; abundant in certain locations; USIH 918.