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Green Landscaping: Greenacres

Native Plants of the Great Lakes

North Branch Restoration Project Seed Book

Sisyrinchium Albidum / Family: Iridaceae
Blue-Eyed Grass, Swink/Wilhelm # 7


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SEED TIMING: Late June - mid-July

HABITAT: Prairies

DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: Grows 6 to 10 inches high with flat, grass-like leaves and clusters of flowers almost at the tip.

TO PICK: Round seed capsule about the size of a large BB within which develop tiny, black poppy-like seeds. Capsule gets hard and very dark brown when seeds are ripe.


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