Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Stiff Bluestar, Pond Bluestar, Marsh Bluestar
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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_amsonia_rigida1
May Calhoun County GA
Stem & leaves glabrous; lvs elliptic, lower & upper mostly 3-5x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora (2015).
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
Uncommon in GA
Look for it in seasonally flooded depression wetlands and moist pinelands, per Weakley's Flora
DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Alternate to nearly opposite
5-lobed salverform corolla
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