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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.


Helianthus annuus

Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower, Annual Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEAN3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-209

Field Data Form: LBJWC-209.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-08
Accession Number: LBJWC-209
Collection Number: 0209
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
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, plot #1.

Latitude: 30.183050
Longitude: -97.876150
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 253 M
Elevation in M: 253

Habitat Data

Habitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha, Sorghum halepense, Croton monanthogynus, Abutilon fruticosum
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 5001-10000 sq. m. 50 plants sampled.

Inventory Data

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