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Mertensia spp. - Bluebells

Boraginaceae

Location: Montane

Description: I have clumped the many species of Mertensia together for this record. The photos you see are mostly likely M. lanceolata and M. ciliata. For more accurate identification of specific species, see Susan Komarek's guide, Flora of the San Juans. Bluebells appear across America. The flowers go from deep purple to pale blue and everything in between.

Author: Eric Kiefer

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