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Amsonia rigida

Amsonia rigida Shuttlw. ex Small

 

Bluestar

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderGentianalesGentians, coffee, gardenias, frangipani, many others
FamilyApocynaceaeDogbane family
GenusAmsoniaBluestars; named for botanist Charles Amson
SpeciesrigidaLatin rigida, for the stiff leaves

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Amsonia rigida description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 May 2012.

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Amsonia rigida (Bluestar)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Amsonia rigida (Bluestar)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

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