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Simsia calva

Simsia calva (Engelm. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Awnless bush sunflower, Bush sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: SICA7
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Simsia calva

Bush Sunflower

Asteraceae-Heliantheae

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

Habitat: Full sun, west facing hill, very rocky and thin soil.

Description: Low, scraggly bush, to 45 mm high; rough to touch. Leaves opposite, lobed, deltoid, petiolate with broad stipules. Flower head solitary on 10 cm peduncle, terminal.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 1, 1994
Specimen number: 73

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0710
Accession Date: Apr 24, 1994
Accession Number: 51

Annotations: (in flower) SCXXB

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