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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.

NPIN Data

Lygodesmia texana

Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene

Texas Skeleton Plant, Texas Skeleton Weed, Skeleton-plant, Purple Dandelion, Flowering Straw

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: LYTE

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-39

Field Data Form: LBJWC-39.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-05-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-39
Collection Number: 0039
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, John Barr Trail near west entrance.

Latitude: 30.186110
Longitude: -97.873880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD27

Altitude: 242 M
Elevation in M: 242

Habitat Data

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

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