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Digital Herbaria

Amsonia ciliata

Amsonia ciliata Walter

Fringed Bluestar, Bluestar, Texas Bluestar

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Amsonia ciliata



Location: Upper Balcones Rd., 30 m NE of creek, 6.3 km SW of IH 10 & Hwy 46, outside city of Boerne.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Semi-shade roadside near small intermittent creek. Live Oak, Cedar Elm, & Texas Ash nearby. East exposure. One clump of several plants which spread by rhizome-like structures.

Description: Very attractive light blue tubular flowers in clusters atop slender stems with linear leaves.

County: Kendall
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: Apr. 11, 1992
Specimen number: 158

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0505
Accession Date: Aug. 24, 1993
Accession Number: 39

Annotations: SCXXK. Dogbane

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