CPC Plant Profile: Burgress' Broomshrub
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Burgress' Broomshrub (Lepidospartum burgessii)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: NM, TX
  • Nature Serve ID: 132398
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Known only from a small area of west Texas and adjacent New Mexico, where entirely restricted to gypsum substrates, although locally abundant at some of its few sites.

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Taxon Lepidospartum burgessii
Authority B.L. Turner
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2484
ITIS 37890
Common Names Burgess' Broomshrub | Burgess' broomsage
Associated Scientific Names Lepidospartum burgessii
State Rank
State State Rank
New Mexico S1
Texas S1

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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