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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Hedyotis nigricans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Houstonia angustifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Diamond-flower, Glade Bluet, Prairie Bluet


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image of Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans, Diamond-flower, Glade Bluet, Prairie Bluet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hoan2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Hedyotis nigricans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Houstonia angustifolia

 

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2963

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone barrens, limestone glades, limestone rocky bluffs, blackland prairies, longleaf pine sandhills, coastal dunes, coastal grasslands, scrubby pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White/Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed funnelform corolla
4 included stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall?
Capsule

 

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