A blue-flowered plant of the bellflower family, whose shiny brown seeds inside their open capsule supposedly resemble mirrors.
- Two species in the family Campanulaceae: Legousia hybrida of Europe, and Triodanis perfoliata of North America.
- Cultivate arable margins on appropriate sites to encourage autumn-germinating rare wildflowers such as shepherd's needle, cornflower and Venus's looking glass.
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Syllabification: Ve·nus's look·ing glass
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