Quite a few plants throughout North America have the common name of Blue-eyed grass. These different species of the Sisyrinchium genus have very similar identifying characteristics. This plant portrait features Sisyrinchium angustifolium.
The leaves are thin, linear and smooth — arising at the base of the plant.
Watch this video about Blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium) to learn how this plant is not a grass — and to closely observe the flower’s reproductive parts.