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Search Term(s): Mertensia virginica   (1 record found)

BORAGINACEAE
Borage Family
Mertensia virginica  (Virginia bluebells)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Mertensia: named for Franz Karl (Carl) Mertens; virginica: of or from Virginia (U.S.)
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
April-May
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☐ Kent
☐ Sussex

Habitat
Rich woodlands and floodplains; primarily of the Piedmont, rare on the Coastal Plain
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Rare
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
8
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Forested Floodplains and Riparian Swamps (Piedmont)
Tuliptree Rich Wood (Piedmont)
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