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Olsynium douglasii

Sisyrinchium douglasii

Olsynium douglasii

Grass Widow; Douglas Blue-eyed Grass

Habitat: Prairies to rocky slopes; shrub steppe to oak or pine woodland areas that are moist in spring
Bloom time: Early to late spring (depending on elevation)
Range: Vancouver Island south through Western Cascades to California and up the Columbia River Gorge; along eastern flank of Cascades to Northern Kittitas County
Notes: Works well in western Washington gardens. For more native plant suggestions for your garden check out Native Plants for Western Washington Gardens and Restoration Projects.