Mountain Bluet – Native Plant of the Day 10/06/2017
Photo from 09/23/2013. Location: Clingman’s Dome, GSMNP, Swain County, NC.
More photos / info at the Houstonia serpyllifolia detail page.
Mountain Bluet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (10/13/2013.) Scientific name is Houstonia serpyllifolia. Also known as Creeping Bluet, Thymeleaf Bluet, Appalachian Bluet, and Michaux’s Bluets. Photo below was taken near Clingman’s Dome, GSMNP, Swain County, NC on Sep 23, 2013. Go to the Mountain Bluet detail page for more photos and information.
Venus’ Pride, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/10/2013.) Scientific name is Houstonia purpurea. It is also known by the common names Large Bluet, Large Houstonia, Summer Bluet, and Purple Bluet. Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA on June 7, 2013. Go to the Venus’ Pride detail page for more photos and information.
Tiny Bluet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers.com database. Scientific name is Houstonia pusilla. This plant also goes by the Common names Small Bluet and Least Bluet due to the diminuitive size of both the blossom and the plant.