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Mertensia virginica

Mertensia virginica (L.) Pers. ex Link

 

Virginia Bluebells

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusMertensiaNamed by A.W. Roth in honor of German botanist Franz Karl Mertens (1764-1831)
SpeciesvirginicaFrom or referring to Virginia

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Mertensia virginica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Nov 2013.

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Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

4/7/2012 · Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

4/7/2012 · Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)

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