blue eyed grass

blue-eyed grass

noun
any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Sisyrinchium, of the iris family, having grasslike leaves and small, usually blue, flowers.

Origin:
1775–85

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blue-eyed grass
 
n
any of various mainly North American iridaceous marsh plants of the genus Sisyrinchium that have grasslike leaves and small flat starlike blue flowers

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