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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.


Echinacea atrorubens

Echinacea atrorubens Nutt.

Topeka Purple Coneflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1185

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1185.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-31
Accession Number: LBJWC-1185
Collection Number: 1185
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Fayette
Municipality: 1457
Geog_area: East Central Texas Plains
Location: Roadsides of 1457 approx 1 mile southeast of 2714

Latitude: 30.070330
Longitude: -96.652300
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 388 FT
Elevation in M: 118

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum, Warnockia scutellarioides, Penstemon cobaea, Monarda punctata, Schizachyrium scoparium, Glandularia bipinnatifida, Tripsacum dactyloides
Soil Texture: clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 350+ plants sampled. Eriocaulon spp. also present.
Population Size: 5000

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds
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