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Verbesina virginica

Verbesina virginica L.

Frostweed, White crownbeard, Iceplant, Iceweed, Virginia crownbeard, Indian tobacco, Richweed, Squawweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: VEVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Verbesina virginica

Frostweed

Asteraceae

Location: SW of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at Austin Hwy, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Damp, alluvial creek bank; often flooded. Half-day sun; large colony.

Description: Erect perennial, 1 m tall. Stalk simple, 4-5 winged (absent near heads). Leaves alternate, soft pubescent, linear-lanceolate, remotely crenate; narrowed basally to a broadly winged, sub-petiolar base. Rays and disk florets whitish.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 12, 1994
Specimen number: 716

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0998
Accession Date: Jan 24, 1995
Accession Number: 78

Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)

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