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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.


Xanthocephalum gymnospermoides

Xanthocephalum gymnospermoides (A. Gray) Benth. & Hook. f.

Gummy Broomweed, San Pedro Matchweed, Gummy Snakeweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1136

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1136.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-10-18
Accession Number: LBJWC-1136
Collection Number: 1136
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Eason, M., Freeman, C., Freeman, G.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Location: Hwy. 118, ca. 8 miles NW of Ft. Davis, just W of 2nd Limpia Crossing entrance in ditch on N and S highway right-of-way.

Latitude: 30.615300
Longitude: -104.004500
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 5200 FT
Elevation in M: 1584

land_owner: Texas Department of Transportation

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Lobelia fenestralis, Conyza sp., Bouteloua curtipendula, Eryngium heterophyllum, Gaura sp.
Aspect: All
Geology: Igneous
Soil Texture: Clay, black

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 200 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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