Collinsia violacea
(Violet Collinsia)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Violet Collinsia, Narrow-leaf Collinsia, Violet Blue-Eyed Mary
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: March - June
    Status: Native

Collinsia violacea, or Violet Collinsia, is native to the south-central US and the Ozark area. It is an annual that grows in dry fields, meadows, open woods, prairies, along roadsides and railroads. It blooms in early to late spring with purple and white flowers.

This plant looks similar to some other members of the genus. More information will be posted at a later time about differentiating other species.

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