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Houstonia caerulea

Common Name(s):
Common bluets
Categories:
Annuals, Native Plants, Perennials, Wildflowers
Season:
Spring to early summer
Height:
3-6 in.
Foliage:
Thread-like tufted stems in a basal rosette; pairs of smaller leaves on flower stem
Flower:
Bright pale blue to whitish flowers with a yellow eye; four sepals, four united petals and four stamens which are attached to the corolla tube
Site:
Moist to well-drained soil; sun to partial shade; found in open woods, meadows and clearings
Life Cycle:
Annual or perennial
Tags:
sun, annual, summer, blue, yellow, wildflower, perennial, partial shade, spring, while

NCCES plant id: 2613

Houstonia caerulea Houstonia caerulea
Phillip Bouchard, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Houstonia caerulea Houstonia caerulea
Fritz Flohr Reynolds, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Houstonia caerulea Houstonia caerulea
Matt Bright, CC BY-NC - 4.0