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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.


Urochloa texana

Urochloa texana (Buckley) R. Webster

Texas Signalgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: URTE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1254

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1254.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-11-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1254
Collection Number: 1254
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Salmon, R.O.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 33E
Phytoregion_full: East Central Texas Plains
State: Texas
County: Anderson
Municipality: Gus Engeling Wma
Geog_area: Southwest of Main Office
Location: near barn

Latitude: 31.904860
Longitude: -95.888750
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 365 FT
Elevation in M: 111

land_owner: TX Parks & Wildlife

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Verbena halei, Verbascum thapsus, Gaillardia pulchella, Sorghum halepense, Cyperus retroflexus, Vitis mustangensis, Rubus aboriginum
Slope: < 1 degree
Geology: Pleistocene terraces
Soil Texture: sandy clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 200 plants sampled. Growing with Axonopus sp.; Eleusine
Population Size: 5000

Inventory Data

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