Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Houstonia purpurea var. montana, Roan Mountain bluet.
Houstonia purpurea var. montana. Photo by Bill Lea.

Houstonia purpurea var. montana, Roan Mountain bluet.
Houstonia purpurea var. montana. Photo by Bill Lea.

Houstonia purpurea var. montana, Roan Mountain bluet, range map.
Houstonia purpurea var. montana range map.

Houstonia purpurea var. montana, Roan Mountain bluet

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

  • Listed as: Hedyotis purpurea var. montana
  • PLANTS Database Name: Houstonia purpurea var. montana
  • Listed Endangered 1990
  • Recovery Plan 1996 (PDF, 3.7 MB)

Threats

  • Recreational activities
  • Recreational and residential development
  • Collection
  • Succession of habitat to woody species
  • General forest decline associated with air pollution and introduced insects

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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