eastern blue-eyed-Mary, spring blue-eyed-Mary
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
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = FACU USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Dan Tenaglia's The Missouri Flora: Fabulous photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leave arrangement key.