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Parry's Blue Eyed Mary
Collinsia parryi
About Parry's Blue Eyed Mary (Collinsia parryi) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Collinsia parryi is a species of flowering plant in the plantain family known by the common name Parry's blue eyed Mary. It is endemic to central and southern California, where it is found in the southern Coast Ranges and in the Transverse Ranges north and east of Los Angeles. This is an annual herb growing up to 40 centimeters tall with a spindly stem coated in fine hairs. The leaves are lance-shaped and may have dull teeth along the edges. Each flower is 4 to 10 millimeters long and is borne on a long pedicel.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

0.33 - 1.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 7.7" - 44.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.22" - 2.86", Coldest Month: 28.2" - 56.0", Hottest Month: 50.9" - 79.4", Humidity: 1.04" - 27.53", Elevation: 104" - 10837"

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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