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Digital Herbaria

Lygodesmia texana

Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene

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

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Lygodesmia texana

Skeleton Plant


Location: N of Canyon Lake. Lake Island Dr. at Military Dr.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Grassy roadside, limestone soil.

Description: Erect plant with few branches 24" tall. Leaves few, short, linear. Flowers lavender, 1" wide.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: May 24, 1992
Specimen number: 44

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0224
Accession Date: July 17, 1992
Accession Number: 16

Annotations: SCFXC

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