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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.


Pityopsis graminifolia

Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt.

Narrowleaf Silkgrass, Golden Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: PIGR4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1149

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1149.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-12-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1149
Collection Number: 1149
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 35E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Location: Jones State Forest. In right-of-way along Southern Boundary, Cochran and Middle Horsepen Roads.

Latitude: 30.221330
Longitude: -95.487720
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 200 FT
Elevation in M: 60

land_owner: Texas Forest Service

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Pinus taeda, Quercus nigra, Eupatorium compositifolium, Salvia lyrata
Slope: <2
Geology: Quartenary marine deposits
Soil Texture: Sandy loam, reddish-tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 250 plants sampled.
Population Size: 400
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-12-2007

Inventory Data

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