Amsonia Walter

Common Name: Bluestar

Family: Apocynaceae

Published in: Fl. Carol. [Walter] 98. 1788.

Other: Lectotype: A. tabernaemontana Walter (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 3: 21. 1913). Named in honor of Dr. Charles Amson (Biographies). Tend to be long-lived. Have narrow hairless leaves and pale blue star-like flowers.

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