Bloom Clock/Keys/Central Pennsylvania/August/Blue Flowers

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Central Pennsylvania during the month of August.
These plants have the following traits:

  • blue flowers

Torenia fournieri

Flowers

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Profile for Torenia fournieri (Wishbone Flower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low growing herbaceous plant
Foliage:simple, opposite
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Verbena bracteata

Illustration

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Profile for Verbena bracteata (Verbena)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herb
Flowers:5 petals, blue to purple
Foliage:pinnately lobed
Stem:hairy
Life Cycle: annual, biennial, and perennial
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Cichorium intybus

Heads

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Profile for Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect perennial, foliage primarily basal but with some cauline leaves
Flowers:Radiate heads, both disk and ray florets typically blue but sometimes white
Life Cycle: perennial
Similar Plants:Basal foliage in spring is often mistaken for Taraxacum officinale
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall



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Last updated 11:41, 1 January 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 3 plants.