Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Digital Herbaria

Centaurium texense

Centaurium texense (Griseb.) Fernald

Lady Bird's Centaury

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

USDA Symbol: CETE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

click to enlarge

Specimen & Label Data

Centaurium texense

Texas Centuary


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry, rocky, limestone soil. In full sun.

Description: Erect, sparsely branched annual, to 30 cm tall. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, greatly reduced above. Sepals to 6 mm, much shorter than corolla tube. Corolla pink, flaring slightly to narrow lobes (1.5-5 mm).

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 472

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0680
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SCFRN

Return to List