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Digital Herbaria

Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans

Stenaria nigricans (Lam.) Terrell var. nigricans

Diamondflowers, Narrowleaf Bluets, Baby's Breath, Bluets, Fine-leaf Bluets

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Hedyotis nigracans var. nigracans

Prairie Bluet


Location: 6 m south of the street & 135 m east of the Gate House on South Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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