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Mountain Bluet – Houstonia serpyllifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

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.

Creeping Bluet, Mountain Bluet, Thymeleaf Bluet, Appalachian Bluet, Michaux’s Bluets - Houstonia serpyllifolia

Mountain Bluet – Houstonia serpyllifolia

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Venus’ Pride – Houstonia purpurea – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

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.

Venus' Pride, Large Bluet, Large Houstonia, Summer Bluet, Purple Bluet - Houstonia purpurea

Venus’ Pride, Large Bluet – Houstonia purpurea

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