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Bluemink (Ageratum houstonianum)

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Ageratum Houstonianum, or more commonly know as Bluemink, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ageratum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Ageratum Houstonianum or Bluemink's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ageratum
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACU)




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