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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

Southern Thistle,Texas Thistle


Location: Vacant land W of Nachogdoches Rd. & S of Spring Farm St.--San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open, level, grassy field. Many other herbaceous species present. Several small colonies of this species.

Description: 30+ cm, erect, square-stalked annual. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, coarsely dentate, 10 x 50 mm. Lower stalk reddish, upper light green. Few branched above midpoint. About 18+ terminal flowers in a loose spike, bilabiate. Corolla pinkish.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 11, 1990
Specimen number: 3389

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0584
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: SCFRB

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