University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00039464
Taxon: Centaurea melitensis L.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Daniel Atha   450   
Date: 1994-05-11
Locality: United States, Texas, HAYS, IH-35 at crossing of Blanco R., E side of road.
29.9  -97.9
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 54m N; 97d 54m
Habitat: With Rhus copallina, Acer negundo, Eysenhardtia texana. Disturbed roadside. Biennial to 9 dm from woody tap-root, sage scent; phyllaries spiny and painful; corolla yellow. N. V.: Malta Star Thistle (English).
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
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Record Id: f6546f57-d197-40cf-8298-0fdbd90032cb
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