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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.


Gomphrena nitida

Gomphrena nitida Rothr.

Pearly Globe Amaranth

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1219

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1219.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-25
Accession Number: LBJWC-1219
Collection Number: 1219
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.; Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: Davis Mountains
Geog_area: Chihuahuan Deserts
Location: Texas Nature Conservancy in Madera Canyon, ivermore Preserve

Latitude: 30.658940
Longitude: -104.163940
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 5311 FT
Elevation in M: 1618

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Quercus grisea, Commelina dianthifolia, Blepharoneuron tricholepis, Muhlenbergia minutissima, Muhlenbergia emersleyi
Aspect: various
Geology: Igneous
Soil Texture: Rocky humus

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 100;
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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