Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
Sandy, often barren savanna with jack pine, oak, and/or aspen, both dry sites and moist areas; shallow soil over limestone; sandy fields.
Our commonest species of bluets. When there are basal leaves, it is often difficult to see the short lowest internodes among them. Occasional plants have pubescent leaves and are close to H. canadensis, but the leaves are all parallel-sided or narrowly elliptic, none of them oblanceolate.