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Amsonia longiflora (Tubular bluestar)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Amsonia longiflora

Amsonia longiflora Torr.

Tubular Bluestar, Trumpet Slimpod

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0501 Collected Mar. 26, 1992 in Medina County by Lottie Millsaps

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 79 - Wildflowers of New Mexico (2020) George Oxford Miller

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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