Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2964

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in seasonally & periodically wet soils of shallow soil mats & crevices of granitic domes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Houstonia longifolia var. glabra   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Houstonia longifolia   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-08-006?:
Houstonia longifolia   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Hedyotis longifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Granite Dome Bluet