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

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: NM, TX
  • Nature Serve ID: 132398
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/07/2021

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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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Nomenclature
Taxon Lepidospartum burgessii
Authority B.L. Turner
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2484
ITIS 37890
USDA LEBU2
Common Names Burgess' Broomshrub | Burgess' broomsage
Associated Scientific Names Lepidospartum burgessii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
New Mexico S1
Texas S1
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