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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-511

Field Data Form: LBJWC-511.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-511
Collection Number: 0511
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Del Valle
Geog_area: Blackland Prairie
Location: Mellenbrunch Farm, Dr. Scott Road.

Latitude: 30.197660
Longitude: -97.586400
Altitude: 123 M
Elevation in M: 123

Habitat Data

Habitat: Prairie, riparian field
Associated Taxa: Cynodon dactylon, Parkinsonia aculeata, Oenothera speciosa, Capsicum annuum, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Rumex pulcher, Zanthoxylum hirsutum, Hordeum pusillum, Phytolacca americana
Soil Texture: Sandy loam, clay/silt, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 1001-5000 sq. m. 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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