Houstonia caerulea L.
Common Name: BLUETS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: X
Houstonia caerulea A. A. Reznicek

This is a species of sandy, usually moist open meadows. The status of this mostly southern and eastern species in Michigan is uncertain. It is said to have been introduced deliberately in Tuscola Co. The one likely indigenous collection is from Edwardsburg, Cass Co. (P. E. Hebert in 1930, ND), with no habitat stated.


Cass County
Tuscola County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. July 24, 2021. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2601.