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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.


Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhlenbergia capillaris (Lam.) Trin.

Gulf Muhly, Hair-awn Muhly, Hairy-awn Muhly, Hair Grass, Pink Muhly

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: MUCA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1216

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1216.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-31
Accession Number: LBJWC-1216
Collection Number: 1216
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.; S. Conaty

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 34E
Phytoregion_full: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
State: Texas
County: Brazoria
Municipality: West Columbia
Geog_area: County Road 25
Location: Northeast of West Columbia

Latitude: 29.255270
Longitude: -95.603910
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 43 FT
Elevation in M: 13

land_owner: Peter Conaty

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sorghastrum nutans, Paspalum plicatulum, Schizachyrium scoparium, Sporobolus compositus, Silphium gracile, Liatris acidota, Solidago odora
Slope: 1 degree
Geology: Late Pleistocene fluviomarine deposits
Soil Texture: sandy loam

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 250 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds
LBJWC: 4000 seeds
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