Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Houstonia procumbens (Walter ex J.F. Gmelin) Standley. Creeping Bluet, Fairy-footprints, Roundleaf Bluet, Innocence. Phen: Oct-Apr. Hab: Beach dunes, moist to wet sandy pinelands. Dist: Se. NC south to s. FL, west to se. LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Fl5, K1, K3, RAB, S, WH3, Terrell (1991), Terrell (1996); = Hedyotis procumbens – Rogers (1987); > Houstonia procumbens var. hirsuta – Ward (2004c); > Houstonia procumbens var. procumbens – Ward (2004c)

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