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Digital Herbaria

Thelesperma filifolium

Thelesperma filifolium (Hook.) A. Gray

Stiff Greenthread, Greenthread

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Thelesperma filafolium



Location: 1.25 km east of Hwy 281 & 1 block north of Thousand Oaks, corner of Ledge Sage and Ledge View streets.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Nearly level, vacant, undisturbed land. Thin, rocky soil. A few Quercus and Diospyros trees.

Description: Taprooted annual, 50-60 cm tall. Stem simple, much branched above. Leaves throughout, lower ones 5-12 cm long, serrate to ternate to thrice-pinnate, ultimately flat, 1 mm broad. Rays 8, yellow, 3-lobed, 9-22 mm long, 9-17 mm broad. Disk corollas red-brown.

County: Bexar
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: May 19, 1993
Specimen number: 6

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0354
Accession Date: May 21, 1993
Accession Number: 28

Annotations: SCFRB

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