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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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NPIN Data

Helianthus ciliaris

Helianthus ciliaris DC.

Texas blueweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HECI

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1077

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1077.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-15
Accession Number: LBJWC-1077
Collection Number: 1077
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, Freeman, C., Freeman, G., Belkin, L.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24N
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Presidio
Geog_area: Marfa plateau
Location: Crowley Ranch, ca. 6 miles SW of Marfa on FM 2810. On west side of property.

Latitude: 30.285260
Longitude: -104.142360
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 4757 FT
Elevation in M: 1449

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Vernonia marginata, Mancoa pubens, Bothriochloa sp., Conyza canadensis, Ratibida columnifera, Aristida sp., Bouteloua dactyloides
Geology: Igneous alluvium
Soil Texture: Clay, silt, dark gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 1000 plants sampled.
Population Size: 2500

Inventory Data

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