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Plant Details

Houstonia longifolia var compacta

Longleaf Summer Bluet

Scientific Name:

Houstonia longifolia var compacta

Common Name:

Longleaf Summer Bluet

Plant Family

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White Pink

Size in Feet:

.8

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

dry rock outcrops and adjacent open woodlands, dry sandy woodlands, dry roadbanks, glades and barrens

Blooms & Buds

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Plants

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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