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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.


Silene antirrhina

Silene antirrhina L.

Sleepy Silene, Sleepy Catchfly

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)
USDA Symbol: SIAN2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-206

Field Data Form: LBJWC-206.pdf
Collection Date: 2004-06-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-206
Collection Number: 0206
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 32
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Del Valle
Location: 6801 FM 973

Latitude: 30.160810
Longitude: -97.663200
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 156 M
Elevation in M: 156

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Schizachyrium scoparium, Bothriochloa laguroides, Croton monanthogynus, Prosopis glandulosa
Soil Texture: Houston clay, brown-black

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 51-100 sq. m. 500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 3000 seeds
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