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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.


Hibiscus moscheutos

Hibiscus moscheutos L.

Crimson-eyed Rose-mallow, Marshmallow Hibiscus

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1283

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1283.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-07-11
Accession Number: LBJWC-1283
Collection Number: 1283
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Mack, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Harris
Municipality: Addick's Reservoir
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: Addick's Reservoir utility right of way

Latitude: 29.812110
Longitude: -95.658550
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 121 FT
Elevation in M: 36

land_owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Triadica sebifera, Diospyros virginiana, Pontederia cordata, Carex sp., Cyperus sp.
Slope: 0-1 degrees
Aspect: all
Geology: Loamy fluviomarine deposits
Soil Texture: loam

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 117; land used for flood control; mowed.
Population Size: 705

Inventory Data

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