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Stephanomeria thurberi (Thurber's wirelettuce)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Stephanomeria thurberi

Stephanomeria thurberi A. Gray

Thurber's Wirelettuce

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Lygodesmia thurberi


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1996 VOL. 13, NO.5 - Bats as Cacti Pollinators, Fall Foliage Hotlines, Creating Fall Foliage Leafprin...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Stephanomeria thurberi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stephanomeria thurberi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stephanomeria thurberi


Record Modified: 2022-09-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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