Triodanis perfoliata 


Names and Myths

Triodanis three teeth (seed)

perfoliata perfoliate

Natural history / Folklore

Had been placed in genus Specularia -derived from Latin mirror, but only seed has a shiny surface, so moved to genus Triodanis.


May June  Solitary blue flowers borne above leaves clasping the stem. Few flowers open at one time, Open woods, fields, roadsides.

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