Amsonia hubrichtii

Hubricht’s amsonia or Arkansas bluestar is one of approximately twenty plant species endemic to the Ouachita Mountains of central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma. Collected as early as 1879 by Western plant explorers, Amsonia hubrichtii wasn’t recognized as a distinct species until 1942. Leslie Hubricht, renowned mainly as a malacologist, brought live plants and herbarium specimens … Continue reading Amsonia hubrichtii