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Amsonia rigida Shuttlw. ex Small
Stiff bluestar, Marsh bluestar
USDA Symbol: AMRI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Size Notes:
Grows to 2 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Likes sandy wet soils.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-09