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Hymenopappus scabiosaeus (Carolina woollywhite)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Hymenopappus scabiosaeus

Hymenopappus scabiosaeus L'Hér.

Carolina woollywhite, Old Plainsman, Woolly-White

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , LA , MO , MS , NE , OK , SC , TX

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
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0287A Collected Aug 16, 1992 in Kendall County by Kristina Coates
NPSOT 0287B Collected Aug 16, 1992 in Kendall County by Kristina Coates

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-22 Collected 2006-05-26 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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