Taxon: Thelesperma filifolium (Hook.) A. Gray

Genus: Thelesperma
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 429549
Place of publication: Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 1:252. 1849
Name Verified on: 04-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Louisiana, - Mississippi


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


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