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Amsonia grandiflora (Arizona bluestar)
Anderson, Wynn

Amsonia grandiflora

Amsonia grandiflora Alexander

Arizona Bluestar, Big Bluestar

Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)


USDA Symbol: AMGR4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: White flowers are often tinged lavender.


Native Habitat: Canyons in oak woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amsonia grandiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amsonia grandiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amsonia grandiflora


Record Modified: 2020-03-10
Research By: CBR

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