Narrow leaf blue-eyed grass and Bermuda blue-eyed grass.
It is found in the Iridaceae, or iris, family.
A perennial wildflower that grows to about a foot in height. It forms small clumps and looks like grass when not in bloom.
The leaves are narrow grasslike with entire margins. They are narrow and no wider than 4mm.
The brilliant blue flowers are star shaped and appear in the spring and summer.
It occurs naturally in moist forests, wet fields and pastures, and along stream banks.
It is native to the following states: AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, and WV.
In the home landscape it needs a relatively moist area without lawn grass to compete with, but can be grown in areas where the lawn in sparse.
The flowers are a nectar source for butterflies and bees and the small seeds are eaten by songbirds
It can be grown from seed and transplanted.