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Houstonia caeruleaHoustonia caerulea

bluet, innocence, Quaker-ladies

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; blue, lilac, white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type:

Habitat

meadows, fields, and thickets, open woods & edges

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/682.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004