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Nuttall's Rayless-goldenrod (Bigelowia nuttallii)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: AL, FL, GA, LA, TX
  • Nature Serve ID: 128526
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Nuttall's Rayless-goldenrod (Bigelowia nuttallii) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Nuttall's Rayless-goldenrod can be found in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas

Which CPC Partners conserve Nuttall's Rayless-goldenrod (Bigelowia nuttallii)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 5 accessions of Bigelowia nuttallii totalling approximately 7171 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

There may be more than 20 element occurrences (uncertain at this time); but does seem to be endemic to a rather restricted habitat that is also scattered in distribution and subject to extreme environmental (e.g. climatic) fluctuation (1988).

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Taxon Bigelowia nuttallii
Authority L.C. Anderson
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 8087
ITIS 36840
Duration Perennial
Common Names Nuttall's rayless goldenrod
Associated Scientific Names Bigelowia nuttallii
State Rank
State State Rank
Alabama S3
Florida S1
Georgia S3S4
Louisiana SNR
Texas S3
Ecological Relationships

Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting
Bok Tower Gardens Florida Reinforcement/Augmentation 2015+2019

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