Blue-Purple

Below is a list of the most common Blue Flowers in the area. Please click on an individual flower for detailed information and pictures.

Heal-All

Heal-All, Self-Heal, All-Heal Prunella vulgaris Family Mint Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Wet, lawns, fields, along roads Status Non-Native Cycle... Read More »

Speedwell, Common

Veronica officinalis L. Family Figwort (Scrophulariaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Woods, meadows, lawns Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-4″... Read More »

Bergamot, Wild

Monarda fistulosa Family Mint (Lamiaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dry, sun, fields, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-4′ Flower Round... Read More »

Harebell

Harebell or Bluebell Campanula rotundifolia Family Phlox (Polemoniaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Dunes, sandy meadows, sunny Status Native Cycle Perennial... Read More »

Iris, Blue Flag

Iris versicolor Family Iris (iridaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Wet, sun or shade, edges of wetlands, lakes, rivers Status Native Cycle... Read More »

Mint

Mentha arvensis Family Mint (labiaceae) Bloom Summer, early fall Habitat Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 6-24″... Read More »

Motherwort

Leonurus cardiaca Family Mint (lamiaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 12-24″ Flower Pale... Read More »

Nightshade

Solanum dulcamara Family Nightshade (Solanaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-8′ Flower Purple... Read More »

Beach Pea

Lathyrus japonicus Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Sun, sand, dunes, sandy beaches Status Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Skullcap

Scutellaria galericulata Family Mint (Labiatae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Wet, swamps, along streams and rivers Status Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Spiderwort

Tradescantia ohiensis Family Spiderwort (Commelinaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Blueweed

Also known as Viper’s Bugloss Echium vulgare L. Family Borage (Boraginaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dry, sun, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native... Read More »

Vetch

Vicia villosa Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Late spring, summer Habitat Sun, meadows Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-3′... Read More »

Aster-Smooth

Aster laevis L. Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Fall Habitat Dry, sun, dunes, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Vervain-Blue

Verbena hastata Family Vervain (Verbenaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Wet, ditches, roadsides, marshes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-6′ Flower... Read More »

Chicory

Cichorium intybus Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dry, sun, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-4′... Read More »

Coneflower-Purple

Echinacea purpurea Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dry, sun, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-3′ Flower... Read More »

Loosestrife-Purple

Lythrum salicaria Family Loosestrife (Lythraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Wet, sun, ditches, roadsides, swamps Status Non-Native Invasive Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Peppermint

Mentha piperita L. Family Mint (Labiatae) Bloom Summer Habitat Wet, sun, ditches, streams, lakes Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′... Read More »

Myrtle

Myrtle (also known as Periwinkle) Vinca minor L. Family Dogbane (Apocynaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Forest Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Blue Phlox

Phlox divaricata Family Phlox (Polemoniaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Wet, shade, deciduous woods Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 10-20″ Flower... Read More »

Violet, Common Blue

Viola sororia Family Violet (Violaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist woodland, wooded roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-10″ Flower Deep... Read More »

Alfalfa

Medicago Sativa Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Dry, sun, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial... Read More »

Forget-Me-Not

Myosotis scorpiodides Family Borage (Boraginaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Wet, shade, swamps along streams, lakes, & rivers Status Non-Native... Read More »

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