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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Echinacea atrorubens Nutt.
Topeka Purple ConeflowerAsteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: ECAT
Accession Number: LBJWC-1185Field Data Form: LBJWC-1185.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-31
Accession Number: LBJWC-1185
Collection Number: 1185
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Geog_area: East Central Texas Plains
Location: Roadsides of 1457 approx 1 mile southeast of 2714 Latitude: 30.070330
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 388 FT
Elevation in M: 118
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum, Warnockia scutellarioides, Penstemon cobaea, Monarda punctata, Schizachyrium scoparium, Glandularia bipinnatifida, Tripsacum dactyloides
Soil Texture: clay
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 350+ plants sampled. Eriocaulon spp. also present.
Population Size: 5000
Inventory DataMSB: 10000 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds