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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Varilla texana A. Gray
Texas VarillaAsteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: VATE2
Accession Number: LBJWC-1019Field Data Form: LBJWC-1019.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-04-26
Accession Number: LBJWC-1019
Collection Number: 1019
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Strong, A.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Southern Texas Plains
Location: Minerva Alvarez Latitude: 26.476050
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83 Altitude: 234 FT
Elevation in M: 71 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Opuntia leptocaulis, Prosopis glandulosa, Thymophylla pentachaeta, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Prosopis reptans, Opuntia engelmannii
Geology: Pliocene, Cenozoic
Soil Texture: Clay, sand, light tan
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 140 plants sampled.
Population Size: 750
Specimen Notes: Strong, A. - LBJWC:In field:4-26-2007