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Bifora americana (Prairie bishop)
Schwartzman, Steven

Bifora americana

Bifora americana Benth. & Hook. f. ex S. Watson

Prairie bishop, Prairie bishop's-weed

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BIAM2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Inflorescence: Umbel
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AR , OK , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0007 Collected April 17, 1990 in Bexar County by Judith C. Berry

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-JHJ-4 Collected 2009-06-10 in Hays County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bibliography

Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Bifora americana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bifora americana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bifora americana

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2012-08-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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