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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.


Porophyllum scoparium

Porophyllum scoparium A. Gray

Trans-pecos Poreleaf, Poreleaf, Shrubby Poreleaf, Hierba del Venado, Jarilla, Pomerillo

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: POSC6

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1101

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1101.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-09-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-1101
Collection Number: 1101
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: Brewster
Location: Approx. 3 miles west of Terlingua on Hwy. 170, ca. 2/10 mile NW of the highway. Also around the site within 1 mile radius on right of way.

Latitude: 29.321110
Longitude: -103.655270
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 3152 FT
Elevation in M: 960

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Salsola kali, Dyssodia sp., Haploesthes greggii var. texana, Pennisetum ciliare, Tridens muticus, Echinomastus mariposensis
Geology: Limestone, clay, and traces of cinnabar

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Manning, P. - LBJWC

Inventory Data

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