BluestarAmsonia ciliata

Forb/herb, perennial

Native: L 48

Blooming:  April, blue, white, blue

Nectar attracts insect pollinators and butterflies.  Have not been able to confirm if it attracts the oleander or polka-dot  moth (Synfomeida epilais) larva.  If you see an orange caterpillar with tuffs of hair at each section and black dots, please enter on comments and date you saw it.

Location:  On bluff, by pavilion, Womack Creek Camp site.  Do not enter beyond the fenced area.

In 2013 no indication of this plant was seen on the bluff which is rapidly falling into the Ochlockonee River.