BCP/Houstonia caerulea


Houstonia caerulea

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Profile for Houstonia caerulea (Azure Bluet)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Four petals, pale blue with yellow centers, approximately 1 cm across. One flower per stalk.
Foliage:Basal rosettes.
Stem:Unbranched, to 20 cm high.
Growing Conditions:Moist, acidic soil in shady areas. Grows well in grassy areas.
Fruit:Flat capsule
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (native) (cultivated) April
New Hampshire: (native) May, June, July

Additional images:

flowering plant
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This page is a profile for the plant species Houstonia caerulea, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.