Cirsium texanum Buckley
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: CITE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 50 m E of Swimming Pool--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Habitat: Large colony of scattered plants. Among Poaceae & other herbs in a glade.
Description: Erect, single-stalk, 55 cm tall, biennial from deep taproot w/ring of fiberous roots near surface. Leaves oblanceolate, auricled/clasping, sharply pinnately lobed, these w/spiney, irregular teeth. Involucre ebracteate, 3 x 2 cm in flower, expanding in fruit, broader than tall. Disk Pink-lavender.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 585
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0872
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66 Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)