Plectocephalus americanus

Species:Plectocephalus americanus (Nutt.) D. Don
Common Name:American Basket Flower
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyASTERACEAE - Aster family
Genus Plectocephalus
Species Plectocephalus americanus (Nutt.) D. Don - American Basket Flower


Citation Plectocephalus americanus (Nuttall) D. Don, Brit. Fl. Gard., ser. 2. 1: t. 51. 1830.
Basionym: Centaurea americana Nutt. 1821.
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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Centaurea americana Centaurea americana Nuttall, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 2: 117. 1821.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00027028 Autauga _ _ 1878 Smith, Dr. John
Centaurea americana Nutt.
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