New York Metropolitan Flora

Houstonia pusilla Schoepf - Tiny Bluet

Native? , Rare

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Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/31/2012

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Houstonia pusilla

This diminutive wildflower was previously known only as far north as Maryland, but recently discovered in our area, see:

Lamont, E. E. et al., 2011. Noteworthy plants reported from the Torrey Range- 2009 and 2010. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 138(4):472-484.

= Hedyotis crassifolia Raf.

= Houstonia minima Beck

Common Names

Tiny Bluet

Nomenclature

Synonyms:

Hedyotis crassifolia Raf.

Houstonia minima Beck