Amsonia peeblesii Woods.
Family: Apocynaceae
Peebles' bluestar
Amsonia peeblesii image
Daniela Roth  
Plant: perennial herb; 4-9 dm tall, glabrous Leaves: oblong-linear to linear, the lower ones 3-7 cm long, 4-9 mm wide, the upper ones 3-7 cm long, 1-2 mm wide INFLORESCENCE: a terminal, compound cyme Flowers: calyx lobes ovate to linear, 2-7 mm long; corolla tube 13-19 mm long, broadest below the apex, only slightly constricted at the orifice, the lobes 5-10 mm long Fruit: terete, 2-10 cm long. SEEDS cylindrical, corky, 8-11 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm broad Misc: Sandy deserts; 1200-1850 m (4000-6000 ft); May-Jul REFERENCES: McLaughlin, Steven, P. 1994. Apocynaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27, 164-168.
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