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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.


Gaillardia multiceps

Gaillardia multiceps Greene

Onion Blanketflower, Gyp Indian Blanket

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1207

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1207.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-08-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-1207
Collection Number: 1207
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.; Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Culberson
Municipality: Orla
Geog_area: Chihuahuan Deserts
Location: Highway 652 ca. 8 miles W of Orla on both sides of the road

Latitude: 31.822970
Longitude: -104.057720
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 3123 FT
Elevation in M: 951

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Flourensia cernua, Atriplex canescens, Prosopis glandulosa, Bouteloua breviseta, Bouteloua trifida, Lycium berlandieri, Nerisyrenia linearifolia
Geology: Gypsum
Soil Texture: crusty clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 300; growing with Macharanthera sp.
Population Size: 900

Inventory Data

MSB: 5000 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds
LBJWC: 2000 seeds
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