A grass-like fleshy native perennial 1 -
2' tall with a terminal cluster of violet-blue
flowers with pronounced yellow stamens. The leaves
grow to 15", are pointed and folded lengthwise.
June to July
Deciduous woods and borders, thickets,
meadows and roadsides. Sometimes forms large
The flowers vary in color from pale to
deep blue and even a pinkish blue.
My observations about this plant can be found at:
If you're interested