Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/April/Blue Flowers

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

  • Blue flowers

Pulmonaria

flowers on P. officinalis

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Profile for Pulmonaria (Lungwort)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Muscari armeniacum

Flowering plants

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Profile for Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


Brunnera macrophylla

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian Bugloss)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clump-forming perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Lamium

flowers of L. orvala

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Profile for Lamium (Deadnettle)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:L. album, L. purpureum
Recent Logs[edit]
  • SB_Johnny-LM 27 April, 2007 (from photographic log) (unidentified cultivar)


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


Veronica peduncularis

flowering plant

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Profile for Veronica peduncularis (Speedwell)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring


Mazus reptans

flowers

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Profile for Mazus reptans (Mazus)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Prostrate ground cover
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Veronica arvensis

Flowering Plant

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Profile for Veronica arvensis (Corn Speedwell)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:spreading herbaceous plant
Life Cycle: winter annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


Muscari

Flowers

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Profile for Muscari (Grape Hyacinth)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:M. armeniacum


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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring


Vinca sardoa

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Profile for Vinca sardoa (Vinca)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Houstonia caerulea

Houstonia caerulea 03.jpg

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Profile for Houstonia caerulea (Azure Bluet)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Forb/herb
Flowers:Four petals, pale blue with yellow centers, approximately 1 cm across. One flower per stalk.
Foliage:Basal rosettes.
Stem:Unbranched, to 20 cm high.
Growing Conditions:Moist, acidic soil in shady areas. Grows well in grassy areas.
Fruit:Flat capsule
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer


Viola

Viola cornuta, a species of Viola

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Profile for Viola (Violet)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:V. labradorica,

V. pedata,
V. tricolor,

V. x wittrockiana


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter


Nepeta x faassenii

Inflorescence

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Profile for Nepeta x faassenii (Catmint)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:On spikes, tubular, blue through pale purple.
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Scilla siberica

Blue-flowered plants in bloom

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Profile for Scilla siberica (Siberian Squill)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring


Veronica persica

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Veronica persica (Speedwell)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


Chionodoxa

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring


Geranium maculatum

Plant in bloom

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Profile for Geranium maculatum (Blue Wood Geranium)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Viola x wittrockiana

A Purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Short-lived, low-growing perennial, with mostly cool season blooms
Higher taxa:Viola


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter



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Last updated 11:06, 27 April 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 17 plants.