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Eryngium hookeri (Hooker's eryngo)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Eryngium hookeri

Eryngium hookeri Walp.

Hooker's eryngo

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: erho9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species of this plant is named for William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who was Director of Kew Gardens from 1841-1865. He wrote “Flora boreali-americana” and many other works. He was founder and editor of “Journal of Botany”.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AR , LA , MS , OK , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1198 Collected 2012-08-08 in Galveston County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-09-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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