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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.
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)
Google: Search Google for Eryngium hookeri
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-10-02
Research By: TWC Staff