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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.


Cirsium texanum

Cirsium texanum Buckley

Texas Thistle

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: CITE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-5

Field Data Form: LBJWC-5.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-05-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-5
Collection Number: 0005
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Travis
Latitude: 30.181110
Longitude: -97.875550
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD27

Altitude: 242 M
Elevation in M: 242

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Nassella leucotricha, Glandularia bipinnatifida

Collection Data

Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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