Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl.
Family: Campanulaceae
clasping Venus'-looking-glass,  more...
[Legousia perfoliata (L.) Britton,  more]
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Kitty Kohout  
Etymology: Triodanis: "Three teeth," referring to the seed
Plants: erect, annual, 4"-40" tall forb, usually unbranched
Leaves: rounded, clasping, usually toothed and with palmate veins
Flowers: blue to purple, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide, widely-spreading petals, center white with a protruding, white style; inflorescence of 1 to several, mostly stalkless flowers from the upper leaf axils; blooms May-Aug.
Fruits: oblong capsule
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites, cliffs; in sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Merel R. Black  
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