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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.


Verbesina oreophila

Verbesina oreophila Woot. & Standl.

Mountain Crownbeard

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1241

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1241.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-26
Accession Number: LBJWC-1241
Collection Number: 1241
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.; Stuppy, W, Cruse, Sherry

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: Davis Mountains
Geog_area: Chihuahuan Deserts
Location: Texas Nature Conservancy, Livermore Preserve. Between Bridge Gap and top of Mount Livermore. Along trail on north side.

Latitude: 30.634360
Longitude: -104.170270
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 8132 FT
Elevation in M: 2478

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus grisea, Pinus cembroides, Pinus ponderosa, Quercus hypoleucoides
Slope: 30 degrees
Aspect: North
Geology: igneous
Soil Texture: clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Growing with Viguiera dentate (or cordifolia); Bromus s
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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