Lygodesmia texana

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Scientific Name Lygodesmia texana USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Skeleton Plant ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect, slender, smooth perennial to 2 feet high; mostly basal rosette leaves 4 to 6 inches long, smooth edges or some small lobes; pink, lavender or pale blue flower head 1-1/2 inches across with 8 to 12 ray flowers (petals) with 3 to 5 teeth on each tip, no disk flowers. Dark purple anther tubes each with two-part style. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status

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