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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.


Centrosema virginianum

Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.

Spurred Butterfly Pea, Butterfly Pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: CEVI2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1114

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1114.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-09-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1114
Collection Number: 1114
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Ohlsson-Salmon, R.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 35E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Harrison
Location: Residence near Waskom. 492 Leisure Lane; back property on pipeline right-of-way that runs east to west on south side of house and property line.

Latitude: 32.475250
Longitude: -94.211380
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 394 FT
Elevation in M: 120

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Rudbeckia hirta, Paspalum notatum, Dichanthelium sp., Smilax bona-nox, Smilax smallii, Toxicodendron radicans, Oplismenus hirtellus, Chasmanthium sessiliflorum, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Callicarpa americana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Rubus sp., Cercis canadensis, Carya sp., Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Sanicula canadensis, Sanicula odorata, Panicum anceps
Slope: <1
Geology: Wilcox and Midway groups
Soil Texture: Sandy clay, medium brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 30 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R. - LBJWC:In field:6-15-2007

Inventory Data

MSB: 2000 seeds
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