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Thymophylla tephroleuca (Ashy pricklyleaf)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Thymophylla tephroleuca

Thymophylla tephroleuca (S.F. Blake) Strother

Ashy Pricklyleaf, Ashy Dogweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Dyssodia tephroleuca

USDA Symbol: THTE8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1SH
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (TX)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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