Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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.

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Herbertia lahue

Herbertia lahue (Molina) Goldblatt

Prairie nymph, Herbertia

Iridaceae (Iris Family)
USDA Symbol: HELA6

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1037

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1037.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-08
Accession Number: LBJWC-1037
Collection Number: 1037
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Ito, S., Ohlsson-Salmon, R.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31N
Phytoregion_full: Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes
State: Texas
County: Liberty
Location: Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, Brockner Tract of North Dayton on 2331; tract area west of Trinity.

Latitude: 30.130200
Longitude: -94.826950
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 22 FT
Elevation in M: 6

land_owner: FWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Oxalis sp., Sporobolus indicus, Rhexia sp., Salvia lyrata, Solidago sp., Bromus catharticus, Elymus canadensis, Cynodon dactylon, Quercus sp., Eleorchis sp., Rumex crispus, Carex crus-corvi, Carex cherokeensis, Rubus sp., Prunella vulgaris, Lolium sp., Ampelopsis arborea, Triadica sebifera, Polygonum sp.
Slope: <1
Geology: Beaumont Formation
Soil Texture: Sandy clay, 10YR 4/2

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 170 plants sampled.
Population Size: 300
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon - LBJWC:In field:5-2-2007

Inventory Data

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