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Bowlesia incana (Hoary bowlesia)
Stone, Robert L.

Bowlesia incana

Bowlesia incana Ruiz & Pav.

Hoary Bowlesia

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Bowlesia septentrionalis

USDA Symbol: BOIN3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Margin: Lobed , Palmatifid
Inflorescence: Umbel
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems usually prostrate, up to about 2 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Greenish white.


USA: AL , AZ , CA , FL , LA , MS , NM , NV , OK , OR , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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