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Collection Details

Species: Centaurea americana Nutt.

Asteraceae Centaurea americana Nutt.
R. W. Sanders 6685

Collection Date: 1 June 2005
Determined By: Roger W. Sanders
Determination Date: 1 June 2005
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Gillespie County

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Ranch unit, along southern half of LBJ landing strip, gentle slope. Long. W/Lat. N [98 37 ; 30 15] Ungrazed, redeveloping prairie along airplane landing strip, loamy soil with caliche roadbase exposed at margin. Corollas opening white, outer ones becoming reflexed and light pink-purple. Uncommon, mostly on deeper prairie soils near fenceline. Uncommon.

US National Park Service LYJO-13296

Gillespie County, Texas

Collected by the Botanical Research Institute of Texas for LBJ National Historic Park through cooperative agreement with The National Park Service

Other Data

Project: Flora of Gillespie County, Texas