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Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons (Marshallia legrandii)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: NC, VA
  • Nature Serve ID: 128014
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons (Marshallia legrandii) located in the wild?

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Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons can be found in North Carolina, Virginia

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Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Marshallia legrandii is known from North Carolina in Granville County and from Virginia in Halifax County. There is one extirpated occurrence in North Carolina. This species is known from barrens and oak savannas that are threatened by land alteration, fire suppression, off-road vehicle use, and non-native species.

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Taxon Marshallia legrandii
Authority Weakley
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 44683
Duration Perennial
Common Names Butner Barbara's-Buttons | Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons | Tall Barbara's buttons
Associated Scientific Names Marshallia legrandii
State Rank
State State Rank
North Carolina S1
Virginia S1
Ecological Relationships


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