American Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)


Buchnera Americana, or more commonly know as American Bluehearts, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Buchnera. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Buchnera Americana or American Bluehearts's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Buchnera
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (E) MD (E X) MI (PREX) NY (E) OH (T) PA (X)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (bluehearts) MD (blue-hearts) MI (blue-hearts) NY (blue-hearts) OH (bluehearts) PA (bluehearts)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FAC) 3(FAC-) 5(FACU) 6(FACU)

Browse Plants by State

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