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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amsonia illustris   FAMILY Apocynaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amsonia illustris   FAMILY Apocynaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Bluestar, Ozark Bluestar


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amsonia illustris   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amsonia illustris   FAMILY Apocynaceae

 

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79

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US

Documented growing wild in - - -

map
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate to nearly opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Sepals minute
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Paired follicles

 

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