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Amsonia kearneyana

Amsonia kearneyana Woodson

Kearney Blue-star, Kearney's Blue Star, Kearney's Bluestar

Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AMKE

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 , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: River and stream banks. Also found on steep slopes in oak woodlands.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q24Z
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (AZ)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-03-09
Research By: CBR

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