Digital Herbaria

Thelesperma simplicifolium

Thelesperma simplicifolium A. Gray

Slender greenthread, Navajo Tea, Cota

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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

Thelesperma simplicifolium

Slender Greenthreads


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry, sunny, limestone soil. Among a few Poaceae and Heliotropium.

Description: Slender, erect perennial, 40 cm tall, few branched above. Leaves sparse, 20+ mm long, lower ones trifid or bifid,upper ones simple, terete. Heads few, on short peduncles(terminal). Phyllaries; outer 8-10, 1-2 mm long, not half length of inner; inner 8, brownish to greenish-black, scarious margined, 5+ mm long. Rays 8, yellow. Disk flowers yellow w/red-brown veins.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: July 18, 1992
Specimen number: 469

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0677
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SCFRN

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