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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.


Xyris laxifolia var. iridifolia

Xyris laxifolia Mart. var. iridifolia (Chapm.) Kral

Irisleaf Yelloweyed Grass

Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed Grass Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1200

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1200.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-08-30
Accession Number: LBJWC-1200
Collection Number: 1200
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M Eason, S Chapman

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 35E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Municipality: Lake Houston State Park
Geog_area: Cat Pond
Location: common throughout seasonal pond

Latitude: 30.137130
Longitude: -95.986520
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 150 FT
Elevation in M: 45

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Gratiola neglecta, Justicia ovata, Eleocharis quadrangulata, Hydrolea ovata, Saururus cernuus, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Pinus taeda, Ilex vomitoria, Acer rubrum, Quercus michauxii
Geology: sandstone
Soil Texture: sandy over clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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