Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Glaucous Rattlesnake-root
Prenanthes racemosa
Family: Asteraceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  S
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S1S2

Wet prairies and low ground bordering streams.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Flowering Period: late June-September

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Main upper leaves are sessile; flowers pink to purplish, stem below the inflorescence and lower surface of leaves glabrous (without hairs).


Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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