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Large houstonia

Houstonia purpurea

Description:

A member of the madder family, with smaller and more numerous flowers than its more familiar cousin, H. caerulea (bluet). Flower color ranges from near-white to lilac.

Habitat:

Edge of moist woods.


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drP
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drP

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.41, Long: -77.70

Spotted on May 18, 2008
Submitted on Mar 18, 2013

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