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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.


Nemastylis tenuis

Nemastylis tenuis (Herb.) Benth.

Southwestern Pleatleaf

Iridaceae (Iris Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1205

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1205.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-08-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-1205
Collection Number: 1205
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.; M. Eason et Al.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: LIvermore Preserve
Geog_area: Canyon Mountain Savannah
Location: Madera Canyon ca. 3 miles south of main entrance

Latitude: 30.665160
Longitude: -104.154130
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 6235 FT
Elevation in M: 1900

land_owner: TNC

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus deppeana, Quercus grisea, Quercus emoryi, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Cyperus sp., Talinum spinescens, Piptochaetium fimbriatum
Geology: Vocanic
Soil Texture: Humus

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 25. Growing with Selaginella sp.
Population Size: 100

Inventory Data

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