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.
Join and explore Stillman's woodlands in search of ephemeral beauties such as white trillium, may-apple, Virginia bluebell and jack-in-the-pulpit.
The nature center where I work is probably best known for it spectacular masses of Virginia bluebells. Once you see its blue, bell-shaped flowers, the first name makes sense ...

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