The Wildflower Center's Seed Bank was established in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Seeds of Success (SOS) program in concert with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Program (MSBP). The purpose of the Seed Bank is to collect, conserve, and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in Texas and the United States.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Conservation Program Manager.
Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H. Pfeiffer
Starrush whitetop, Star sedge, White-topped sedge, Whitetop sedge, Star rushCyperaceae (Sedge Family)
USDA Symbol: RHCO7
Accession Number: LBJWC-TS-1Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2009-07-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-TS-1
Collection Number: TS-1
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Van der Ende, G., Seigenthaler, T., Strickland, S.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Municipality: Shield ranch
Geog_area: Barton Creek
Location: Population scattered on banks along full length (10.4km) of Barton Creek. Collected from most accessable areas. Latitude: 30.271650
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 267 M
Elevation in M: 267 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataSoil Texture: Tan silt-sand
Collection DataPlants Sampled: More than 500 plants sampled. Population scattered on b
Population Size: 1000