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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.


Varilla texana

Varilla texana A. Gray

Texas Varilla

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: VATE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1019

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1019.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-04-26
Accession Number: LBJWC-1019
Collection Number: 1019
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Strong, A.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31E
Phytoregion_full: Southern Texas Plains
State: Texas
County: Starr
Location: Minerva Alvarez

Latitude: 26.476050
Longitude: -98.861750
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 234 FT
Elevation in M: 71

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Opuntia leptocaulis, Prosopis glandulosa, Thymophylla pentachaeta, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Prosopis reptans, Opuntia engelmannii
Slope: <5
Geology: Pliocene, Cenozoic
Soil Texture: Clay, sand, light tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 140 plants sampled.
Population Size: 750
Specimen Notes: Strong, A. - LBJWC:In field:4-26-2007

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