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Houstonia ouachitana

Houstonia ouachitana

Houstonia ouachitana, the Ouachita bluet,[2] is a species of plants in the coffee family. It is endemic to the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma. It is an herb up to 20 cm tall, with lanceloate basal leaves and narrowly linear cauline leaves.[3][4]

Houstonia ouachitana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Houstonia
H. ouachitana
Binomial name
Houstonia ouachitana
(E.B.Sm.) Terrell

Hedyotis ouachitana E.B. Sm.


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  2. USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Houstonia ouachitana". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. Terrell, Edward Everett. 1988. Phytologia 65(2): 119, Houstonia ouachitana
  4. Smith, Edwin Burnell. 1977. Hedyotis ouachitana (Rubiaceae): a new species from the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Brittonia 28: 453–459, f. 1–2. Hedyotis ouachitana

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