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Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea (Venus' pride)
  • Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea (Venus' pride)

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Description

Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea

Also known as:

Venus' pride

,

purple bluets

Scientific Synonyms:

Hedyotis purpurea, Houstonia purpurea var. pubescens

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Rubiales
Family Rubiaceae Madder family
Genus Houstonia bluet
Species Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea Venus' pride