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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.


Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.

Mexican Hat, Red-spike Mexican Hat, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Prairie Coneflower, Long-headed Coneflower, Thimbleflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: RACO3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-38

Field Data Form: LBJWC-38.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-06-18
Accession Number: LBJWC-38
Collection Number: 0038
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: LBJWC, near plot 6 and Savanna Meadow Trail.

Latitude: 30.187220
Longitude: -97.872770
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD27

Altitude: 241 M
Elevation in M: 241

Habitat Data

Habitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Nassella leucotricha
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay-loam, speck texture

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