Plant Profile

Houstonia caerula: Bluets, Quaker Ladies

Family: Madder

Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Near park office, Lakeshore Trail, Dogwood Trail; Bear Creek Lake State Park: Channel Cat Trail

Bloom Period: Apr—June

Habitat: Open woods, fields, acidic soil

Interesting Facts:

  • Grow in clumps and spread by rhizomes.