Taxon  Report   5456    
Mertensia oblongifolia  (Nutt.) G. Don
Oblongleaf bluebells,  Sagebrush bluebells
Mertensia oblongifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mertensia bakeri var. osterhoutii
PLANTS: Mertensia viridis var. parvifolia
PLANTS: Mertensia viridis var. cynoglossoides
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More information about  Mertensia oblongifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).