Collinsia verna Nutt.  
Family: Plantaginaceae
eastern blue-eyed-Mary, spring blue-eyed-Mary
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Etymology: Collinsia: named for Zaccheus Collins (1764-1831), a minerologist, Vice-President of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, and an authority on the lower plants
Plants: annual forb
Conservation Status: Extirpated
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Botanical Illustration  
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from USDA Plants Website  
Collinsia verna image
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