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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.


Phalaris caroliniana

Phalaris caroliniana Walter

Carolina Canarygrass, Maygrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: PHCA6

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1020

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1020.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-05-11
Accession Number: LBJWC-1020
Collection Number: 1020
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 32E
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: San Marcos
Location: Purgatory Creek Flood Control Structure, base of dam (upstream side).

Latitude: 29.869160
Longitude: -97.968610
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 600 FT
Elevation in M: 182

land_owner: City of San Marcos

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Nassella leucotricha, Lolium perenne, Sorghum halepense, Bothriochloa laguroides, Hordeum pusillum, Bromus sp., Cirsium texanum, Silene antirrhina, Ratibida columnifera
Slope: <2
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay-loam, dark gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 250 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:5-11-2007

Inventory Data

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