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Blue Snakeweed

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Class: Dicotyledonae

Order: Lamiales


Scientific Name:Stachytarpheta cayennensis

IUCN Red List status: Not Evaluated

Protected by the following WLT projects:



Blue Snakeweed is native to Tropical America. It has small blue flowers which are nectar rich. This attracts insects such as bees and butterflies.

Threats and Conservation

WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (REGUA Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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