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Thymophylla tenuiloba var. wrightii (Wright's pricklyleaf)
Carr, Bill

Thymophylla tenuiloba var. wrightii

Thymophylla tenuiloba (DC.) Small var. wrightii (A. Gray) Strother

Wright's Pricklyleaf

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Dyssodia tenuiloba ssp. wrightii, Dyssodia wrightii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1852), Cuba and his native Connecticut.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , 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



Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Thymophylla tenuiloba var. wrightii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thymophylla tenuiloba var. wrightii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thymophylla tenuiloba var. wrightii


Record Modified: 2023-01-30
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