Family - Boraginaceae Stems - To +60cm tall, erect to ascending, multiple from base or sometimes... Photo © Alastair Ross (27 Jun 2004 Forvie, Aberdeenshire) Rare, on shingle beaches. Flower diameter... Flowers (front view) and my thumb. Flowering - March - June. Habitat - Moist rich woods, bottoms,... Always under construction! Please check back periodically. Sea Mertensia Slightly different shot of the daffs. Leaves - Alternate, petiolate below, sessile above, glabrous. Petioles winged, to +/-8cm long.... Photo © Alastair Ross (27 Jun 2004 Forvie, Aberdeenshire) Back to species list Calyx. Inflorescence - Lateral cymes, compact in flower, elongating in fruit, glabrous. Pedicels to 3mm... Mertensia are hardy perennials that flower from March to July. They will grow in any garden soil,... Botetourt Co., VA 4/19/05 Carolina Nature Birds Fungi Herps Insects Beetles Butterflies ... Shortstyle Bluebells (Mertensia brevistyla) Person Co., NC 4/1/06 © Neville McKee Person Co., NC 4/1/06 Mertensia viridis v. canas Photo courtesy of www.rmrp.com Chiming Bells, Mertensia paniculata Photo by K. Eberhart Hatcher Pass Wildflowers: Anemone Chocolate... © Neville McKee Use or reproduction of this image is strictly prohibited without prior permission .... Interesting info One of the truly breathtaking flowers at Twin Swamps. Blooms early in the year.... © Neville McKee Use or reproduction of this image is strictly prohibited without prior permission .... Bluebells Mertensia lanceolata Fort Pierre National Grassland You can see from the background that this is a seashore plant. Mertensia longiflora - habit Порядок Синюховые Polemoniales Сем. Бурачниковые - Heliotrope Family Boraginaceae Сирия - Syria... Мертензия даурская Mertensia davurica 2 pictures © Graham Day Flowers, La Sal Mountains, 6/18/06. Map Discussion The one record shown might represent a cultivated specimen. There is also one report... Plant habit at Sierra Blanca, 6/7/06.