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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.


Sporobolus silveanus

Sporobolus silveanus Swallen

Silveus' Dropseed

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: SPSI2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1246

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1246.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-11-22
Accession Number: LBJWC-1246
Collection Number: 1246
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M. Conaty, S.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 34E
Phytoregion_full: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
State: Texas
County: Brazoria
Municipality: Damon
Location: KNG Ranch, Nowotny Prairie. Approximately two miles southeast of Damon. Accessed from County Road 18.

Latitude: 0.000000
Longitude: 0.000000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

land_owner: Peter Conaty

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Tridens strictus, Schizachyrium scoparium, Symphyotrichum dumosum, Liatris acidota, Muhlenbergia capillaris
Geology: Fluviomarine deposits
Soil Texture: Sandy loam (dark brown 7.5YR 2.5/3)

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 400 plants sampled.
Population Size: 10000
Specimen Notes: Marr, M.:In field:22 NOV 2008

Inventory Data

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