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Bifora americana Benth. & Hook.f. ex S.Watson

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Bifora Status: Valid

Common Names:

  • PRAIRIE-BISHOP - English, United States of America

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Low, glabrous annual 25-75 cm tall; leaves ternate-pinnately decompound; flowers white; fruits subglobose and didymous, 2-3 mm long, 4-5 mm wide, the two nearly spherical segments separating from one another at maturity.


Notes: Prairies, rocky slopes, and roadsides, limestone areas; se and e TX w to e Rolling Plains and Edwards Plateau. May-Jun. (americana: of America)