Collinsia rattanii

Sticky Blue-Eyed Mary

Erect, covered with hairy glands, sticky. Single stem. Leaves gray-green to purplish, edges rolled under. Flower held on long stalks spreading outward from stem, throat slightly bent from tube. Calyx lobes pointed. Flower upper 2 lobes white to pale lavender, lower 3 lobes darker lavender. Grows in open woods, spring-wet areas, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 3--15 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
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  • Native: Yes

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