Hymenoxys texana NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Hymenoxys texana is a rare species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names prairie dawn, Texas prairie dawn-flower, and Texas bitterweed. It is endemic to Texas, where it is known only from the general vicinity of Houston. It is threatened by the loss of its habitat. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. Texas prairie dawn is only known from the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain in Fort Bend, Gregg, Harris, and Trinity counties. First collected in 1889. Considered extinct until rediscovery in 1981. Listed as Endangered without Critical Habitat in 1986. Global and State
Full Name: Texas Prairie dawn-flower (Hymenoxys texana)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants