(Rocky Mountain Blue-eyed-grass)
Family: Iridaceae (Iris)
grows in moist grassy meadows. Flowers are blue-purple with a yellow center. Plants grow to a height of 20 inches.
, which is much less common.
has paler, slightly smaller flowers. The two species are sometimes found growing together.
Plains, Foothills, Montane, Subalpine
Time of bloom:
May - July
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers