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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.


Sporobolus virginicus

Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth

Seashore Dropseed, Beach Dropseed, Seashore Rushgrass, Coastal Dropseed

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: SPVI3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1319

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1319.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-11-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1319
Collection Number: 1319
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: Follett Island; beach between Access Roads 1 and 3

Latitude: 28.991020
Longitude: -95.237130
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 5 FT
Elevation in M: 1

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sesuvium portulacastrum, Spartina patens, Ipomoea imperati, Cakile lanceolata
Slope: 5 degrees
Aspect: All
Geology: Beach sand Holocene Age
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 100;
Population Size: 300

Inventory Data

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