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Amsonia repens (Creeping bluestar)
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Amsonia repens

Amsonia repens Shinners

Creeping Bluestar

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)


USDA Symbol: AMRE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowers pale, indigo-blue.




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-25
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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