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Mertensia paniculata (Aiton) G. Don
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Mertensia paniculata, Broadleaf bluebells
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Mertensia paniculata, Broadleaf bluebells

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Mertensia paniculata, Broadleaf bluebells
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Mertensia paniculata, Broadleaf bluebells

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe cichoracearum @ BPI (17)

Erysiphe @ BPI (2)
Megachilidae  Osmia bucephala @ BBSL__UAM (1)

Osmia sculleni @ BBSL__BBSLID (16)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia recondita @ BPI (3)

Puccinia rubigo-vera @ BPI (1)

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Mertensia paniculata (Aiton) G. Don
tall bluebells

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General Information
Symbol: MEPA
Group: Dicot
Family: Boraginaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 83. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .




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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Boraginaceae – Borage family
Genus Mertensia Roth – bluebells
Species Mertensia paniculata (Aiton) G. Don – tall bluebells

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 4 subspecies of Mertensia paniculata . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mertensia paniculata</i>
(Aiton) G. Don var. <i>
(Britton) L.O. Williams
Mertensia paniculata var. alaskana
Alaska tall bluebells Distribution of <i>
Mertensia paniculata</i>
(Aiton) G. Don var. <i>
(J.F. Macbr.) L.O. Williams
Mertensia paniculata var. borealis
northern bluebells Distribution of <i>
Mertensia paniculata</i>
(Aiton) G. Don var. <i>
(J.F. Macbr.) Hultén
Mertensia paniculata var. eastwoodiae
Eastwood's bluebells Distribution of <i>
Mertensia paniculata</i>
(Aiton) G. Don var. <i>
paniculata </i>
Mertensia paniculata var. paniculata
tall bluebells

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Iowa northern lungwort Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACU
Arid West FACW
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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