Iridaceae
Sisyrinchium bellum

Blue-Eyed Grass

Tuft of upright leaves and stems. Stems branched, flat with flat fans of leaves attached equal or nearly equal the length of flower stem. Flowering stems with pair of bracts near top, flowers extended above. Flowers all shades of blue, purple-blue or rarely white, small point at the tip of petal. Grows in moist meadows, woodlands below 8000 ft.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--16 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes