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Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia tabernaemontana)

  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
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  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: Forest & Kim Sta... | Plants of Hawaii, Image 080607-7239 from http://www.hear.org/... | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: Nevit Dilmen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: Nevit Dilmen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Eastern Bluestar (Amsonia Tabernaemontana) https://www.sagebud.com/eastern-bluestar-amsonia-tabernaemontana/
    Credit: Nevit Dilmen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Amsonia Tabernaemontana, or more commonly know as Eastern Bluestar, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Amsonia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Amsonia Tabernaemontana or Eastern Bluestar's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Amsonia
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 3(FACW) 5(FACW) 6(FACW-)





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