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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.


Heliotropium tenellum

Heliotropium tenellum (Nutt.) Torr.

Pasture Heliotrope, White Heliotrope

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)
USDA Symbol: HETE3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1214

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1214.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-19
Accession Number: LBJWC-1214
Collection Number: 1214
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Eason, W. Stuppy et Al.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Municipality: Jacobs Ranch
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: 111215 Buffalo Ridge Montgomery; species common and readily seen when in flower difficult to see in fall grasses when fruiting

Latitude: 30.399720
Longitude: -95.745550
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 287 FT
Elevation in M: 87

land_owner: Larry Jacobs

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Croton monanthogynus, Paspalum floridanum, Bothriochloa laguroides, Schizachyrium scoparium, Iva annua, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Phytolacca americana, Andropogon glomeratus, Eustoma exaltatum
Geology: sandstone
Soil Texture: clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 500+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 300

Inventory Data

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