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Tamaulipa azurea

Tamaulipa azurea (DC.) King & H. Rob.

Blue Boneset, Blue Mistflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Eupatorium azureum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Vine
Size Notes: Stems erect or clambering, up to about 10 feet long.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Distribution: Extreme south Texas.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Naval Air Station Kingsville - Kingsville, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-13
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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