western blue-eyed grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

Summary 4

Sisyrinchium bellum, the western blue-eyed grass or Californian blue-eyed grass, is the common blue-eyed grass of California and Oregon in and west of the Sierra Nevada, its range extending south into Baja California. In parts of its range, western blue-eyed grass has previously been classified as Sisyrinchium eastwoodiae, S. greenei and S. hesperium, but these names are now considered synonyms.

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  2. (c) alan_rockefeller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by alan_rockefeller, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/738485
  3. (c) Eugene Zelenko, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sisyrinchium_bellum-4.jpg
  4. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyrinchium_bellum

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iNat Map

Establishment native
Type wildflower
Flower color purple