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Ram's Horn (Proboscidea louisianica)

  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: PD USDA
  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Ram's Horn (Proboscidea Louisianica) http://www.sagebud.com/rams-horn-proboscidea-louisianica
    Credit: Jörg Hempel | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Proboscidea Louisianica, or more commonly know as Ram's Horn, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Proboscidea. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Proboscidea Louisianica or Ram's Horn's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Proboscidea
  • Family: Pedaliaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: WA (NWSPQ)
  • State Noxious Common Name: WA (unicorn-plant)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP STATE SWSS
  • State T/E Status: IN (X)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (Louisiana unicorn-plant)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FAC+) 4(FACU) 5(FACU) 6(FAC-) 7(FAC) 8(UPL) 9(FACU-) 0(FAC*)




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