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Amsonia tabernaemontana
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Amsonia tabernaemontana

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Amsonia tabernaemontana, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Amsonia tabernaemontana, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Amsonia tabernaemontana, leaf - on upper stem
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Amsonia tabernaemontana
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Amsonia tabernaemontana
Amsonia tabernaemontana, Blue star flower, leaf side upper
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Amsonia tabernaemontana, Blue star flower, leaf side upper
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Amsonia Walter
bluestar


General Information
Symbol: AMSON
Group: Dicot
Family: Apocynaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : L48   N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Apocynaceae – Dogbane family
Genus Amsonia Walter – bluestar

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 16 species of Amsonia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Amsonia ciliata </i>
Walter
Amsonia ciliata
fringed bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia fugatei </i>
S.P. McLaughlin
Amsonia fugatei
San Antonio bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia grandiflora </i>
Alexander
Amsonia grandiflora
Arizona bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia hubrichtii </i>
Woodson
Amsonia hubrichtii
Hubricht's bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia illustris </i>
Woodson
Amsonia illustris
Ozark bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia jonesii </i>
Woodson
Amsonia jonesii
Jones' bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia kearneyana </i>
Woodson
Amsonia kearneyana
Kearney's bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia longiflora </i>
Torr.
Amsonia longiflora
tubular bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia ludoviciana </i>
Vail
Amsonia ludoviciana
Louisiana bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia palmeri </i>
A. Gray
Amsonia palmeri
Palmer's bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia peeblesii </i>
Woodson
Amsonia peeblesii
Peebles' bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia repens </i>
Shinners
Amsonia repens
creeping bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia rigida </i>
Shuttlw. ex Small
Amsonia rigida
stiff bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia tabernaemontana </i>
Walter
Amsonia tabernaemontana
eastern bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia tharpii </i>
Woodson
Amsonia tharpii
feltleaf bluestar Distribution of <i>
Amsonia tomentosa </i>
Torr. & Frém.
Amsonia tomentosa
woolly bluestar

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