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Digital Herbaria

Cirsium texanum

Cirsium texanum Buckley

Texas Thistle

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: CITE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cirsium texanum

Texas Thistle


Location: 12000 block of Network, west of IH-10W. West side of street
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Deep, gravelly soil. Full sun. Abundant.

Description: Erect, herbaceous, 2-3' tall. Lavender disc flowers fan out from globe-shaped involucre of spine tipped phyllaries. Fragrant. Biennial to perennial

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: May 4, 1990
Specimen number: 47

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0053
Accession Date: Apr. 29, 1991
Accession Number: 5

Annotations: SCXXB

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