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Amsonia  Walter
Taxonomic Serial No.: 30130

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): slimpod [English]
    bluestar [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyApocynaceae  – dogbane, apocyns  
                               GenusAmsonia Walter – slimpod, bluestar  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Amsonia ciliata Walter – fringe slimpod, Texas slimpod, fringed bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia fugatei S.P. McLaughlin – Kearney's bluestar, San Antonio bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia grandiflora Alexander – Arizona bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia hubrichtii Woodson – Hubricht's bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia illustris Woodson – Ozark bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia jonesii Woodson – Jones' bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia kearneyana Woodson – Kearney's blue-star, Kearney's bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia longiflora Torr. – tubular bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia ludoviciana Vail – Louisiana blue-star 
                                  Species Amsonia palmeri A. Gray – Palmer's bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia peeblesii Woodson – Peebles' bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia repens Shinners – creeping bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia rigida Shuttlw. ex Small – stiff bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia tabernaemontana Walter – willow slimpod, eastern bluestar 
                                  Species Amsonia tharpii Woodson – feltleaf bluestar, Tharp blue-star 
                                  Species Amsonia tomentosa Torr. & Frém. – woolly amosonia, woolly bluestar 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Apocynaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Amsonia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Amsonia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Amsonia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Amsonia   
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