Cirsium texanum Buckley
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: CITE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Southern Thistle,Texas Thistle
Location: Vacant land W of Nachogdoches Rd. & S of Spring Farm St.--San Antonio.
Habitat: Open, level, grassy field. Many other herbaceous species present. Several small colonies of this species.
Description: 30+ cm, erect, square-stalked annual. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, coarsely dentate, 10 x 50 mm. Lower stalk reddish, upper light green. Few branched above midpoint. About 18+ terminal flowers in a loose spike, bilabiate. Corolla pinkish.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 11, 1990
Specimen number: 3389
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0584
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44 Annotations: SCFRB