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Two takes on Texas thistles

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Cirsium texanum; Waters Park Rd. on May 5th.

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

May 20, 2019 at 4:50 PM

Crab spider on Texas thistle

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Spider on Texas Thistle Flower Head 2349

What would spring be if I didn’t show you at least one Texas thistle (Cirsium texanum)? This one carries the bonus of a tiny crab spider in the genus Mecaphesa.

Today’s photograph is from the Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos on April 27.

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

May 20, 2016 at 5:07 AM

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