|Scientific Name||Conoclinium coelestinum (Eupatorium coelestinum)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||COCO13|
|Common Name||Blue Mistflower||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||511282|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy, moist soils along stream banks, shores, ditches, pine-oak woodlands,roadised and disturbed sites, 150 to 1300 ft.
Plant: Perennial, bushy plant, stems usually erect, sometimes decumbent or procumbent (rooting at nodes), up to 6 ft long but often less.
Leaves: Opposite, deltoid, 3/4 to 2-3/4 inches long, margins serrate to serrate-dentate or crenate with pointed tips; minutely hairy and gland-dotted.
Inflorescence: Short-stemmed clusters of flowers forming an almost flat top; disk flowers bright blue or violet, about 1/4-inch long, no ray flowers.
Bloom Period: July to October.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, Wildflower Center, and SEINet.
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