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Mertensia lanceolata

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Authors: DC.   Pursh  

Botanical Description

Height 10-20cm. Leaves bluish-green, lanceolate, hairy. Stems unbranched with flowers in a loose cluster, blue, 5-10mm long, the limb of the corolla longer than, or equal to, the tube, the anthers projecting from the throat. Rocky Mountains at lower altitudes in open situations.

Joint Rock: Joint Rock Awards, Westminster, 10 April, 2012