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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.


Liatris elegans

Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx.

Pink-scale Blazing Star, Pink-scale Gayfeather, Pink-scale Liatris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1151

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1151.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-11-13
Accession Number: LBJWC-1151
Collection Number: 1151
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
Municipality: Jonesville
Location: County Road 1104 (American Plant Road), approximately one mile south of Interstate Highway 20.

Latitude: 32.473520
Longitude: -94.112380
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus falcata, Andropogon ternarius, Paspalum notatum, Smilax smallii, Rubus sp., Dichanthelium sp., Liquidambar styraciflua, Tridens flavus, Pinus taeda, Ulmus alata, Chrysopsis pilosa, Vaccinium arboreum, Diodia teres, Gaura lindheimeri, Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Slope: 1
Aspect: All
Geology: Wilcox and Midway
Soil Texture: Sandy Clay (7.5 YR 5/6)

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 300
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R.:In field:3 SEP 2006

Inventory Data

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