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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: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Drive, on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Plentiful in dry soils along roadsides.

Description: Perennial 6-12 dm tall. Leaves are spiny with wooly hairs on underside. Pink disk flowers are 3-3.5 cm across. Linear phyllaries have spiny tips.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Jun 4, 1994
Specimen number: 205

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0809
Accession Date: Jun 28, 1994
Accession Number: 60

Annotations: SCXRC (In flower)

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