Narrow Leaf Blue Eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium

f16 @ 1/1250s, ISO:1000, Nikon D3S w 105mm macro and qty 2 SB-R200 flashes


"Sisyrinchium angustifolium," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sisyrinchium angustifolium, commonly known as narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass, is a herbaceous perennial growing from rhizomes, native to moist meadow and open woodland. It is the most common blue-eyed grass of the eastern United States, and is also cultivated as an ornamental. Range: Eastern Canada and US, west to Texas and Minnesota, in meadows, low woods, and shorelines. Height: 1550 centimetres (620 in). Stem: broadly winged, 24 millimetres (0.080.16 in) wide, usually branched. Leaves: 26 millimetres (0.080.24 in) wide. Tepals: 6, blue, 710 millimetres (0.30.4 in), each tipped with a sharp point, veined, and darkening toward central yellow patch.
Francis A. Crane Wildlife Management Area, East Falmouth, Massachusetts
 
05/29/2018