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Buchnera americana

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana) Other common names: American Bluehearts

Family: Broom-rape Family (Orobanchaceae), (Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae))

Flowers: Summer;  Blue/Violet;  4 parts (petals)

Leaves: Simple, Toothed, Entire

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas

Native/Non-native: Native

Status: Quite rare in Ontario.

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: americana: American

Photographs: 47 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

Bluehearts flowers.

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

An entire Bluehearts plant.

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

The lower stem leaves of Bluehearts.

Range map for Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)