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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.


Penstemon murrayanus

Penstemon murrayanus Hook.

Scarlet Penstemon, Scarlet Beardtongue, Red Penstemon, Red Beardtongue, Cupleaf Penstemon, Cupleaf Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
USDA Symbol: PEMU2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1183

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1183.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-24
Accession Number: LBJWC-1183
Collection Number: 1183
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Salmon, R.O.; Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Anderson
Municipality: Gus Engeling Wma
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area north of 473 on main road, east and west sides

Latitude: 31.967250
Longitude: -95.889110
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 358 FT
Elevation in M: 109

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus falcata, Quercus incana, Quercus marilandica, Quercus stellata, Toxicodendron radicans, Viburnum rufidulum, Ilex vomitoria, Aristida desmantha, Opuntia humifusa, Cnidoscolus texanus, Talinum rugospermum, Polypremum procumbens, Rhododon ciliatus, Tetragonotheca ludoviciana, Tradescantia reverchonii, Tradescantia subacaulis, Matelea cynanchoides, Schizachyrium scoparium
Slope: < 1 degree
Geology: Pleistocene Terraces
Soil Texture: Sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Pants sampled 100; modifying factor - area burned
Population Size: 300
Use: 2015, adaptation for hummingbirds, Carolyn Wessinger, University of Kansas

Inventory Data

MSB: 33653 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds
LBJWC: 10000 seeds
Other: 30 seeds
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