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Feb 16, 2012 3:35 PM CST
|This plant recently started blooming around my area. It's about 1 inch high. Any ideas?
Feb 16, 2012 3:53 PM CST
|I know it.... but can't think of the name|
Feb 16, 2012 6:55 PM CST
|A species of Houstonia?|
Feb 16, 2012 7:05 PM CST
|I does look like Houstonia "Bluets"
Bonap shows Houstonia rosea and Houstonia micrantha growing in your area. http://www.bonap.org/BONAPmaps2010/Houstonia.html
Feb 16, 2012 8:25 PM CST
|Yes, it definitely does look like a Houstonia. I've never heard of this genus before.
Looking further into this, I am sure that it's the H. microntha. It matches every detail of that species. Thank you all!
Feb 16, 2012 8:47 PM CST
|Houstonia micrantha looks a good match ..
Others in TX..
Houstonia acerosa .. no match
Houstonia correllii .. can't find but there's a description of some Houstonia on google books..
Houstonia croftiae .. google doesn't recognise it. I found it on an edu site, no flowers but leaves.
Houstonia humifusa .. no match
Houstonia parviflora .. don't think so
Houstonia purpurea .. no match
Houstonia pusilla .. no match
Houstonia rosea .. no match
Houstonia rubra .. no match
Houstonia subviscosa .. no match
Houstonia wrightii .. no match
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