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Houstonia acerosa
needleleaf bluet Madder Family
Houstonia acerosa Rubiaceae
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common name
  needleleaf bluet
accepted scientific name
  Houstonia acerosa (A. Gray) Benth. & Hook. f.
rules for finding collection records
  Hedyotis acerosa (32)
  Houstonia acerosa (157)
  Houstonia polypremoides (18)
family name
  Rubiaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 3rd week of October
Native to Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Texas and New Mexico

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Wikipedia
USDA PLANTS profile
Lady Bird Johnson
Links to Plant Photos
New Mexico Flora (3)
SEINet (3)
Cal Photos (4)
Chihuahuan D. Gardens (1)
base map where plant found
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