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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:

Where is Burgress' Broomshrub (Lepidospartum burgessii) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Burgress' Broomshrub can be found in New Mexico, Texas

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Conservation Actions

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


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