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Physostegia correllii (Lundell) Shinners
Correll's False Dragonhead
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Synonym(s): Dracocephalum correllii
USDA Symbol: PHCO17
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Correll's 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 still occurring in Coahuila and Nuevo Leon in northern Mexico.
From the Image Gallery
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: LA , TX
Native Distribution: Historically, in parts of southern Louisiana, southeastern and central Texas, and Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Sonora in Mexico. Today, still occurs in Coahuila and Nuevo Leon in Mexico and limited in the US to 3 sites in Louisiana and one or two in central Texas (Travis County), including in very urbanized creeks in Austin.
Native Habitat: Streamside
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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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX
Web ReferenceWebref 22 - Biotas: Explorador de especies de Mexico (0)
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Physostegia correllii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Physostegia correllii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Physostegia correllii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-11-09
Research By: TWC Staff