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Physostegia correllii (Lundell) Shinners
Correll's false dragonhead
Synonym(s): Dracocephalum correllii
USDA Symbol: PHCO17
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Corrells false dragonhead is an endangered, water-loving perennial that once occurred in several areas in Texas, Louisiana, and the states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Sonora in Mexico but is now restricted to two or three sites in Louisiana and two possible sites in Travis County, Texas, while its status in Mexico is not known.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
, TX Native Distribution:
Historically, in parts of southern Louisiana, southeastern and central Texas, and Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Sonora in Mexico. Today, Mexican status uncertain, and limited in the US to 3 sites in Louisiana and one or two in central Texas (Travis County). Native Habitat:
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Corrells false dragonhead
September 02, 2007
I live in South Louisiana. I saw in a recent local paper a picture of Correll's false dragonhead and the small caption under the picture states that this flower is rare and hard to find. I took some...
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National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || OBL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
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:
Nueces River Authority
- Uvalde, TX
Record Last Modified: 2010-10-21
Research By: TWC Staff