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Physostegia correllii (Lundell) Shinners
Correll's false dragonhead
USDA Symbol: PHCO17
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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:
LA , 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:
Streamside USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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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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
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Record Modified: 2010-10-21
Research By: TWC Staff