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Centaurea americana; American Basketflower   

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Centaurea americana
Centaurea americana
American Basketflower
Photographer: Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0617 0407 (2017-06-08)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Jul 17, 2015
  • latitude 30.13258   longitude 104.12382     View on Google Maps.
  • location   US hiway 67, 14 miles south of junction with US 90 in Marfa (Presidio County, Texas, US)
  • family Asteraceae
  • plant community   playa riparian in semi-arid grassland at 4570 (1393m)
  • notes   in shallow, intermittently moist and weedy drainage depression off highway ROW in gently rolling plains of degraded desert grassland. Silty calcareous soil. View of ripening seeds (achenes)
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 219
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   American Basketflower, American Starthistle (photographer)
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