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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.


Kosteletzkya virginica

Kosteletzkya virginica (L.) C. Presl ex A. Gray

Virginia Saltmarsh Mallow, Virginia Fen-rose, Saltmarsh Mallow, Seashore Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1280

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1280.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-07-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1280
Collection Number: 1280
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.; Malone, D.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Brazoria
Municipality: San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge Cocklebur Slough

Latitude: 28.880800
Longitude: -95.586330
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 13 FT
Elevation in M: 3

land_owner: USFWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Salix nigra, Celtis laevigata, Baccharis halimifolia, Borrichia frutescens, Juncus effusus, Rubus sp.
Slope: 3 degrees
Aspect: all
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: cay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 1000; land used for widife conservation;
Population Size: 2000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 332 seeds
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