Definition of Blue-eyed Mary
1. Noun. Eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Collinsia, Genus Collinsia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue-eyed Mary
Literary usage of Blue-eyed Mary
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The United Service (1884)
"At this moment we heard the shout of many voices outside the vessel, and, going to the grated port, I looked out and saw that the 'blue-eyed Mary' was in ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Fields and hillsides, Newfoundland to Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Virginia, Nebraska, Colorado and Utah. blue-eyed Mary. Star-eyed grass. Grass-flower. ..."
3. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"... YOUNG blue-eyed Mary AND EARL EDWIN. Air—" Kate of Coleraine."—(Beuler.) YOUNG Mary, the blue eyed, whose beauties were blushing, Adown a lone valley, ..."
4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"blue-eyed Mary is an annual plant, that is, it comes up each spring from seeds produced during the preceding summer. Evidently if no flowers are allowed to ..."
5. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1799)
"And, Britons be Britons, till time be no more I blue-eyed Mary. ... quarrel—his love turns to hate, And foon blue-eyed Mary is left to her fat«. ..."