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Chaptalia texana

Chaptalia texana Greene

Silverpuff, Nodding lettuce, Silver puff

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: CHTE6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Chaptalia texana

Silver-Puff

Asteraceae-Mutisieae

Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Edge of tree cover; rocky soil, but with heavy humus.

Description: Basal leaves in a flat rosette, scape 22 cm tall; head nodding, closed until seed mature, cylindrical, opens into dandelion-like head. Leaves lyrate with undulate margins, near sessile.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 1, 1994
Specimen number: 68

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0705
Accession Date: Apr 24, 1994
Accession Number: 51

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit) [Chaptalia nutans (L.) Polak. var. texana (Greene) Burk. Harry Cliff, Sep 15, 1994]

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