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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.


Chamaecrista fasciculata

Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene

Partridge Pea, Sleepingplant, Sensitive Plant

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: CHFA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-0149

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2007-09-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-0149
Collection Number: 0149
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
Municipality: Austin
Latitude: 30.186300
Longitude: -97.873850
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 242 M
Elevation in M: 242

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha, Schizachyrium scoparium
Geology: Limestone

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 101-500 sq. m. 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 200

Inventory Data

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