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Houstonia rosea

Houstonia rosea

Houstonia rosea, the rose bluet, is a North American plant species in the coffee family.[3][4] It is a tiny plant only a few centimeters tall, with pink flowers. It is native to the south-central United States: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and southern Missouri.[5][6]

Houstonia rosea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Houstonia
H. rosea
Binomial name
Houstonia rosea
(Raf.) Terrell
  • Hedyotis rosea Raf. 1817
  • Hedyotis minima f. albiflora Lathrop
  • Hedyotis taylorae Fosberg ex Shinners
  • Houstonia minor var. pusilla (A.Gray) Small
  • Houstonia patens var. pusilla A.Gray
  • Houstonia pygmaea C.H.Müll. & M.T.Mull.


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