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Stenaria nigricans (Bluets)
Richardson, Charmaine

Stenaria nigricans

Stenaria nigricans (Lam.) Terrell

Bluets, Diamond-flowers

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)


USDA Symbol: STNI6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: White to pinkish or pale lavender.


USA: AL , AR , CO , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MI , MO , MS , NE , NH , NM , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-13
Research By: JAM

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