|Mertensia virginica||Borage Family||Boraginaceae|
Description: From 12 to24 inches tall. Leaves are 3 to 10 inches long, buds are pink, and flowers very from light to dark blue or occasionally white. There is usually a cluster of stems per plant. Small to large colonies are often found. Also known as "Virginia Cowslip"
Location: Moist woods, River bottoms, Stream banks
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