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Plant Details

Houstonia longifolia var. compacta

Eastern Longleaf Bluet

Scientific Name:

Houstonia longifolia var. compacta

Common Name:

Eastern Longleaf Bluet

Plant Family

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

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 (Weakley 2015). Uncommon in NC Mountains and Piedmont, rare in the Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Proposed as State SR.(S2 G4G5T2Q)

Blooms & Buds

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Plants

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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