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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Amaranthus greggii

Amaranthus greggii S. Watson

Gregg's amaranth

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)
USDA Symbol: AMGR2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1070

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1070.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-30
Accession Number: LBJWC-1070
Collection Number: 1070
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Aquilar, H., Castillo, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31N
Phytoregion_full: Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes
State: Texas
County: Cameron
Geog_area: Rio Grande River
Location: Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Boca Chica Beach, near mouth of Rio Grande, found on both sides of dunes.

Latitude: 25.964940
Longitude: -97.147330
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 3 FT
land_owner: FWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Ipomoea imperati, Blutaparon vermiculare, Borrichia frutescens, Conoclinium betonicifolium, Erigeron procumbens, Gaillardia pulchella, Rayjacksonia phyllocephala, Batis maritima, Heliotropium curassavicum, Cakile geniculata, Salicornia depressa, Dalea emarginata, Ipomoea pes-caprae, Mimosa strigillosa, Samolus ebracteatus, Uniola paniculata, Monanthochloe littoralis, Avicennia germinans, Lycium carolinianum
Soil Texture: Sandy-clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 200
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-30-2007

Inventory Data

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