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Thelesperma filifolium var. filifolium

Thelesperma filifolium (Hook.) A. Gray var. filifolium

Stiff greenthread, Showy Navajo tea, Greenthread

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: THFIF
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Thelesperma filafolium var. filafolium

Green-Thread

Asteraceae

Location: SE edge of Austin Hwy, just E of Salado Creek, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Sunny, well drained, SE facing, caliche slope. Among Poaceae & other herbs. Few, scattered.

Description: Erect, 50 cm tall, annual. Stalk single from stout taproot, branching (ascending) above, terete, striate. Leaves throughout, mostly tri-pinnasect; those above opposite. Ligules-8, golden-yellow. Disk florets brown, deeply and unenvenly lobed. Outer phyllaries more than 1/2 length of the inner.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 12, 1994
Specimen number: 536

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0819
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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