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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 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., Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Frequent in colonies. Open, grassy areas along roadside.

Description: Erect plant 2' high with few branches. Leaves few, short, linear. Flowers lavender, 1" wide.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: June 3, 1992
Specimen number: 50

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0229
Accession Date: July 17, 1992
Accession Number: 16

Annotations: SCFRC

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