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Bifora americana Benth. & Hook. f. ex S. Watson
Prairie Bishop, Prairie Bishop's Weed
Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
USDA Symbol: BIAM2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AR , OK , TX
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0007 Collected April 17, 1990 in Bexar County by Judith C. Berry
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-JHJ-4 Collected 2009-06-10 in Hays County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Bifora americana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bifora americana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bifora americana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: TWC Staff