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Centaurea americana

Centaurea americana Nutt.

American basket-flower, American star-thistle, Basket-Flower, Star thistle, Shaving brush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: CEAM2



Centaurea americana (American basket-flower) #36405

Image Information

Photographer: Fannon, Carolyn
City: Alief
County: Harris
State: TX
Location Notes: Private garden (from seed collected along railroad tracks near Baytown).
Accession date: 2013-10-23
Filename: CF_IMG0129.JPG
Slide Index: cf-A061307 002.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Developing capitulum resembling a shaving brush, stem and leaves.
Date Taken: 2007-06-13
NPIN Image Id: 36405

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2013-10-22

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