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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.


Bidens alba

Bidens alba (L.) DC.

Common Beggarticks, Shepherd's Needles, Spanish Needles, Butterfly Needles, Hairy Beggarticks, Romerillo

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1295

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1295.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-05-28
Accession Number: LBJWC-1295
Collection Number: 1295
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Simonton

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Harris
Municipality: Houston
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: 6 Rains Way, Houston along banks of Buffalo Bayou

Latitude: 29.757220
Longitude: -95.425270
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 21 FT
Elevation in M: 6

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Salix nigra, Dicliptera brachiata, Acer negundo, Chasmanthium latifolium, Platanus occidentalis, Commelina erecta
Geology: Sandstone
Soil Texture: sandy

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 200+
Population Size: 200

Inventory Data

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