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Wildflowers

Greenthread

Big_square_thelesperma_bloom

Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Thelesperma

Common Names: Greenthread

Description

A genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. Members of the genus are used by a number of the southwestern Native American tribes as a tea, as such it is sometimes called "Navajo Tea", "Hopi Tea", etc.

Bloom Color(s): yellow, orange

Foliage Color(s): Green

Plant Height: to 3 ft.

Bloom Period: April to July

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Sightings: Pflugerville, Georgetown , Grand Av Pkwy+Picadilly Dr, Pflugerville , Austin, Big Bend, San Antonio

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