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Eryngium hookeri Walp.
Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
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”.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AR , LA , MS , OK , TX
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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National Wetland Indicator Status
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1198 Collected 2008-08-07 in Galveston County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Eryngium hookeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eryngium hookeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-10-02
Research By: TWC Staff