blue-eyed grass


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blue-eyed grass:

see irisiris,
common name for members of the genus Iris of the Iridaceae, a family of perennial herbs that includes the crocuses, freesias, and gladioli. The family is characterized by thickened stem organs (bulbs, corms, and rhizomes) and by linear or sword-shaped
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1943 in Jasper, Indiana); Blue-Eyed Grass (1997) is a critical review of the German past, both personal and political; Bittersweet Along the Expressway features the author's current life at his latest place of residence.
It has reddish purple flowers and makes a wonderful complement to more familiar Sisrynchiums such as blue-eyed grass (Sisrynchium bellum) and yellow-eyed grass (Sisrynchium californicum).
Try bush anemone, Arctostaphylos, blue-eyed grass, fremontodendron, coral bells (Heuchera maxima or H.
Hikers will spot ceanothus, mountain mahogany, yucca, California lilac, manzanita, black sage, holly-leaf cherry, sumac, chamise, serviceberry, lemonade berry, Christmas berry, wild buckwheat, sticky-leaf monkey flower, popcorn flower, woolly blue curls, dudleya, owl's clover, blue-eyed grass, ferns and a shady grove of bays, oaks and sycamores.