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Lygodesmia texana

Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene

Texas Skeleton Plant, Texas Skeleton Weed, Skeleton-plant, Purple Dandelion, Flowering Straw

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: LYTE



Lygodesmia texana (Texas skeleton plant) #60260

Image Information

Photographer: Sweeney, Collene
City: Austin
County: Travis
State: TX
Location Notes: Specimen collected and illustrated at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Accession date: 2018-03-28
Filename: MCS_IMG0214.JPG
Slide Index: Lygodesmia_texana_b.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: The Phyllary Project
Original Format: Art
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Pen and ink on Bristol board rendering of a capitulum, proximal view, showing phyllaries.
Date Taken: 2018-01-04
NPIN Image Id: 60260

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2018-03-21

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