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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.


Solanum rostratum

Solanum rostratum Dunal

Buffalo Bur, Buffalo Bur Nightshade, Buffalobur Nightshade

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-0110

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2007-07-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-0110
Collection Number: 0110
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, plot #1

Latitude: 30.183050
Longitude: -97.876150
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 253 M
Elevation in M: 253

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha, Helianthus annuus
Geology: Limestone

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 1001-5000 sq. m. 500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000
Use: Cornelius Barry (University of Michigan) will study metabolic diversity of members of the Solanales.

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 27100 seeds
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