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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Texas Skeleton Plant, Texas Skeleton Weed, Skeleton-plant, Purple Dandelion, Flowering StrawAsteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: LYTE
Accession Number: LBJWC-39Field Data Form: LBJWC-39.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-05-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-39
Collection Number: 0039
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Location: LBJWC, John Barr Trail near west entrance. Latitude: 30.186110
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD27 Altitude: 242 M
Elevation in M: 242
Habitat DataHabitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Nassella leucotricha
Soil Texture: Clay-loam, speck stoney texture