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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.


Tagetes micrantha

Tagetes micrantha Cav.

Licorice Marigold

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1232

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1232.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1232
Collection Number: 1232
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: Fort Davis
Geog_area: Chihuahuan Deserts
Location: North side of Point of Rocks roeadside park, on Hwy 166 about 10 mi. west of Ft. Davis and approximately o.8 mi. north of highway.

Latitude: 30.541630
Longitude: -104.065250
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 5538 FT
Elevation in M: 1687

land_owner: Kate McKenna, Pete Szilagy

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Aristida purpurea, Bidens bigelovii, Dasylirion leiophyllum
Aspect: variable
Geology: igneous
Soil Texture: crusty humus

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.; growing with Selaginella sp.
Population Size: 1500

Inventory Data

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