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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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To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.


Phacelia rupestris

Phacelia rupestris Greene

Rock Phacelia

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: PHRU2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1098

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1098.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-1098
Collection Number: 1098
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Geog_area: Davis Mountains
Location: Roadside park called Point of Rocks, ca. 13 miles W of Ft. Davis on Hwy. 166.

Latitude: 30.116660
Longitude: -104.116660
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 5489 FT
Elevation in M: 1673

land_owner: Texas Department of Transportation

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus emoryi, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Opuntia sp., Yucca torreyi, Bouvardia ternifolia, Muhlenbergia emersleyi
Slope: 40
Aspect: S, SW
Geology: Igneous
Soil Texture: Gravel, humus, dark reddish brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 100

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