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Thelesperma megapotamicum (Hopi tea greenthread)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Thelesperma megapotamicum

Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze

Hopi Tea Greenthread, Green Threads, Navajo Tea, Cota

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Bidens megapotamica, Thelesperma gracile


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AR , AZ , CA , CO , IL , IN , KS , MI , MN , MO , MT , NE , NM , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WY


Bibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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