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Macro Monday – Wild blue flowers (edited)

Blue can be a difficult color to find naturally occurring in flowers. Regardless of which zone you live in, there is sure to be a blue flower. Show me what wild blue flowers grow in your area. Here are some flowers in the spontaneous flora in my area.

#1 Commelina Communis

Commelina communis is commonly known as the Asiatic dayflower. It gets its name because the blooms last for only one day.

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#2 Wiper’s bugloss

The pollen of this wild flowers is blue but the filaments of the stamens remain red, contrasting against the blue flowers.

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#3 Common bugloss (Anchusa officinalis)

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#4 Chicory

Common chicory is also known as blue daisy.

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#5 Bird’s-eye speedwell(Veronica)

In 18th century, the plant had the reputation of being a cure for gout as well as being popular for making tea, the latter being so prevalent that the plant was nearly eradicated from London during the 18th century.

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#6 Commelina Communis

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