Date Posted: Apr 29, 2016
Blue-eyed grass is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial wildflower with dainty, star-shaped flowers. They vary in color from blue to purple to lavender, and have bright yellow centers that are framed in dark purple. But don't let the name fool you -- it's not a grass at all. The grasslike appearance of both stems and leaves give this plant its common name, but it's actually a member of the iris family.
Blue-eyed grass blooms in the spring in wet hammocks and along riverbanks and moist roadsides throughout Florida.
Read more about this little beauty on our blog.
Photo by Mary Keim.
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