Centaurium texense (Griseb.) Fernald
Lady Bird's centaury
Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)USDA Symbol: CETE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Lady Bird's Centaury
Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Habitat: Bottom of west facing hill in full sun. Soil very poor, stoney, rocky, with very little dirt or humus.
Description: Erect plant with single stem to 30 cm high. Cololla lobes about 5 mm long, 1/2 length of corolla tube. Corolla lobes up to 2 mm wide, cauline leaves generally linear or narrowly oblanceolate, about 20 mm long and 4 mm wide. Flower pink.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: May 10, 1995
Specimen number: 165
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1029
Accession Date: May 23, 1995
Accession Number: 82 Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)