Patagonia Wildflowers
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Hopi tea greenthread
Thelesperma megapotamicum
Thelesperma megapotamicum
Hopi tea greenthread Aster Family
Thelesperma megapotamicum Asteraceae
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English common names
  •Hopi tea greenthread
  •green threads
Spanish common names
  •te pampa
  •te indio
accepted scientific name
  •Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze
rules for finding collection records
  •Thelesperma gracile (0)
  •Thelesperma megapotamicum (140)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.75 inches
Number of ray petals: 0
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 2nd week of May

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select
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