Sisyrinchium angustifolium 

Stout blue eyed grass

Names and Myths

Sisyrinchium Greek pig snout due to wild pigs often grubbing for their roots angustifolium narrow-leaved

Natural history / Folklore

Bees see four main colors yellow, blue, blue green and ultraviolet, the combination of blue with yellow centers makes blue eyed grass easy for bees to find.22 Flowers are composed of 6 tepals (term used when petal and sepal are indistinguishable). Rhizomes and leaves used for treating both diarrhea and constipation.9


May – July 4 to 18 inches flowers from blue to violet. Open woods and clearings.

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