Scientific Name: Herbertia lahue
Common Names: Prairienymph
A short grass like plant with basal leaves and exotic blooms. It is a member of the iris family. Blooms have three bluish purple to violet petals and with a white central eye. Blooms last only one day. Prefers full sun and heavy soils of coastal prairies.
Bloom Color(s): purple, violet
Bloom Width: 4 in.
Bloom Height: 1 in.
Plant Height: to 5 in.
Bloom Period: March to May
Plant Family: Iridaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Sightings: Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve
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