Stenaria nigricans (Lam.) Terrell var. nigricans
Diamondflowers, Narrowleaf bluets, Baby's breath, Bluets, Fine-leaf bluets
Rubiaceae (Madder Family)USDA Symbol: STNIN
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Hedyotis nigracans var. nigracans
Location: 6 m south of the street & 135 m east of the Gate House on South Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: In full sun, on well drained limestone hillside.
Description: 62 cm, ascending perennial from stout taproot. Stems few, but branching from most upper axils. Leaves opposite, sessile, linear-lanceolate, to 4-5 mm x 5-6 cm, acute both ends, much reduced above. Flowers in cymes, pink-purplish on long peduncles.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 28, 1987
Specimen number: 185
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0414
Accession Date: Jun 27, 1993
Accession Number: 32 Annotations: SCFRB