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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.


Lobelia puberula

Lobelia puberula Michx.

Downy Lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1251

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1251.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-11-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-1251
Collection Number: 1251
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Salmon, R.O.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 35E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Harrison
Municipality: Bailey Cut-off Road
Geog_area: West Side of Road
Location: Approximately 0.25 miles from 449 intersection on Bailey Cut-off Road (FM 3812) on west side of road

Latitude: 32.550880
Longitude: -94.458410
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 409 FT
Elevation in M: 124

land_owner: TXDOT

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Eurybia hemispherica, Andropogon ternarius, Paspalum floridanum, Solidago rugosa, Symphyotrichum dumosum, Symphyotrichum lateriflorum, Paspalum notatum, Pinus taeda, Liquidambar styraciflua, Croton capitatus, Strophostyles umbellata, Helianthus angustifolius
Slope: <1 degree
Geology: Wilcox and Midway Groups
Soil Texture: sandy clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 2000 seeds
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