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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.


Palafoxia hookeriana

Palafoxia hookeriana Torr. & A. Gray

Sand Palafox, Showy Palafox, Hooker Palafoxia, Sand Palafoxia, Hooker's Palafoxia

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1321

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1321.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-09-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-1321
Collection Number: 1321
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Mack, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Municipality: Fm 2854
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: Forest Hills Drive and Keenan Cut-off Road Intersection 1.5 miles from FM 2854

Latitude: 30.325110
Longitude: -95.670880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 285 FT
Elevation in M: 86

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Urochloa texana, Yucca louisianensis, Rhus toxicodendron, Heterotheca subaxillaris, Tradescantia hirsutiflora, Carya alba, Pinus echinata
Slope: 0-5
Geology: Sandy Marine Deposits
Soil Texture: Fine sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 150; growing with Froelichia sp., Rubus
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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