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Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt. ) G. Don
OBLONGLEAF BLUEBELLS
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Mertensia oblongifolia
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Mertensia oblongifolia

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© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Mertensia oblongifolia
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Mertensia oblongifolia

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena candida @ BBSL (1)

Andrena piperi @ BBSL (1)
Apidae  Anthophora pacifica @ BBSL (2)

Bombus appositus @ BBSL (1)

Eucera fulvitarsis @ BBSL (2)

Habropoda cineraria @ BBSL (1)

Melecta separata @ BBSL (1)
Colletidae  Colletes nigrifrons @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe cichoracearum @ BPI (1)
Megachilidae  Osmia pentstemonis @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia proxima @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Osmia vandykei @ BBSL (2)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia mertensiae @ BPI (2)

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Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don
oblongleaf bluebells

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General Information
Symbol: MEOB
Group: Dicot
Family: Boraginaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
MEBA Mertensia bakeri Greene
MEBAO Mertensia bakeri Greene var. osterhoutii L.O. Williams
MECU Mertensia cusickii Piper
MEFU2 Mertensia fusiformis Greene
MELAF Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. var. fendleri (A. Gray) A. Gray
MELAN4 Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. var. nivalis (S. Watson) Higgins
MELAP2 Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. var. pubens (J.F. Macbr.) L.O. Williams
MELAV2 Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. var. viridis A. Nelson
MEOBA Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don var. amoena (A. Nelson) L.O. Williams
MEOBN Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don var. nevadensis (A. Nelson) L.O. Williams
MEOBO2 Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don var. oblongifolia
MEOR5 Mertensia oreophila L.O. Williams
MEPAN Mertensia paniculata (Aiton) G. Don var. nivalis S. Watson
MEPE5 Mertensia perplexa Rydb.
METO5 Mertensia toiyabensis J.F. Macbr.
MEVI4 Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson
MEVIC2 Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson var. caelestina (A. Nelson & Cockerell) L.O. Williams
MEVIC Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson var. cana (Rydb.) L.O. Williams
MEVIC3 Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson var. cynoglossoides (Greene) J.F. Macbr.
MEVIP Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson var. parvifolia L.O. Williams

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Boraginaceae – Borage family
Genus Mertensia Roth – bluebells
Species Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don – oblongleaf bluebells

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

Synonyms

MEVI4   Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson

North America
Great Plains UPL
Arid West FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0405 [detail]
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0415 [detail]
© 1977 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0408 [detail]
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0412 [detail]
© 1977 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0412 2454 [detail]
© 2012 Barry Breckling

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0412 2455 [detail]
© 2012 Barry Breckling

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0214 0105 [detail]
© 2014 Genevieve K. Walden

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0214 0106 [detail]
© 2014 Genevieve K. Walden

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 3414 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 0479 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3131 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3132 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3134 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3135 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3136 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 2976 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 0480 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

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Number of matches : 26
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Mertensia oblongifolia%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Oblongleaf Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0446 [detail]
2002 Larry Blakely

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Oblongleaf Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0447 [detail]
2002 Larry Blakely

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0407 3068 [detail]
© 2007 Mary Winter

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0407 3069 [detail]
© 2007 Mary Winter

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Leafy Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0508 1444 [detail]
© 2008 Paul Hamidi

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0812 2240 [detail]
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
ID: 0000 0000 1213 1361 [detail]
© 2013 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0819 0876 [detail]
© 2019 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia
Mertensia oblongifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0819 0877 [detail]
© 2019 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0405 [detail]
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0415 [detail]
© 1977 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0408 [detail]
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 1102 0412 [detail]
© 1977 Gary A. Monroe

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0412 2454 [detail]
© 2012 Barry Breckling

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Sagebrush Bluebells
ID: 0000 0000 0412 2455 [detail]
© 2012 Barry Breckling

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0214 0105 [detail]
© 2014 Genevieve K. Walden

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0214 0106 [detail]
© 2014 Genevieve K. Walden

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 3414 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 1218 0479 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3131 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3132 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3134 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3135 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
Mertensia oblongifolia var. nevadensis
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3136 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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