|Scientific Name||Bifora americana (Atrema americanum)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||BIAM2|
|Common Name||Prairie Bishop's-weed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||29598|
|Family||Apiaceae (Parsley)||Wildflower Center Ref.||Click Here|
|Description||Habitat: Pastures, hillsides, openings; sandy, clayey or limestone soils.
Plant: Upright, delicate annual 8 to 30 inches tall.
Leaves: Sparse leaves with blade finely divided into widely-spaced, threadlike segments, 3/4 to 2 inches long.
Inflorescence: Clusters of very small white flowers each blossom about 1/4-inch across, with 5 lobes notched at tips; staminate (male) and pistillate (female) flowers.
Bloom Period: March to June.
References: Vascular Plants of Williamson County and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilsvsgi.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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