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Sisyrinchium montanum

Botanical Name: Sisyrinchium montanum (added by D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

Botanical Synonyms:



Irid (D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

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General Description:

Strict blue-eyed grass, Mountain blue-eyed grass (D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

Distinguishing Features:

Similar to S. angustifolium, but with simple unbranched stems with terminal spathe. (D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

Preferred Habitat:




Native Range:

Estimated Zones 2-8 (D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

Status in the Wild:

Throughout USA & Canada mainly east of the Rockies (D. Kramb, 09-MAY-04)

Commercial Availability:

At http://english.kpr.sk (Anonymous, 18-JUL-06)

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Where to buy it:

Gardens North

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