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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.


Helianthus praecox

Helianthus praecox Engelm. & A. Gray

Texas Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEPR2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1299

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1299.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-10-07
Accession Number: LBJWC-1299
Collection Number: 1299
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Brazoria
Municipality: Follett Island
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: San Luis Pass County Park, Follett Island

Latitude: 29.078050
Longitude: -95.126970
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 10 FT
Elevation in M: 3

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sesuvium portulacastrum, Chrysopsis pilosa, Gaillardia pulchella, Strophostyles helvula
Slope: 5 degrees
Aspect: all
Geology: Beach sand Holocene Age
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Land use; recreational. Plants sampled 62;
Population Size: 62

Inventory Data

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