Jul. 1, 2020

stiff greenthread, Thelesperma filifolium

Stiff greenthread was a reward for a early walkabout while the others were back at the motel, still getting ready for the day. There have been many such. Stiff greenthread was used for tea by western tribes and the Keres used it to treat tuberculosis. Stiff greenthread grows in AR, CO, KS, MO, MS, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX, and WY. Lincoln Co NE, 6/16/13. Aster family, Asteraceae.