OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Houstonia rosea   FAMILY Rubiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Houstonia rosea   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Hedyotis rosea

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose Bluet, Pygmy Bluet


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Houstonia rosea   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Houstonia rosea   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Hedyotis rosea

 

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4500

Forb
Annual

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring
White to pale pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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