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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
Seashore Dropseed, Beach Dropseed, Seashore Rushgrass, Coastal DropseedPoaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: SPVI3
Accession Number: LBJWC-1319Field Data Form: LBJWC-1319.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-11-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1319
Collection Number: 1319
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Municipality: Follett Island
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: Follett Island; beach between Access Roads 1 and 3 Latitude: 28.991020
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 5 FT
Elevation in M: 1
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Sesuvium portulacastrum, Spartina patens, Ipomoea imperati, Cakile lanceolata
Slope: 5 degrees
Geology: Beach sand Holocene Age
Soil Texture: sand
Collection DataPlants Sampled: Plants sampled 100;
Population Size: 300