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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.


Helianthus annuus

Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower, Annual Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEAN3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-538

Field Data Form: LBJWC-538.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-07-30
Accession Number: LBJWC-538
Collection Number: 0538
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: Mellenbruch Farm, Dr. Scott Road

Latitude: 30.194700
Longitude: -97.637950
Altitude: 149 M
Elevation in M: 149

Habitat Data

Habitat: Prairie, sloped grassland
Associated Taxa: Bothriochloa laguroides, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Prosopis glandulosa, Parkinsonia aculeata, Smilax bona-nox, Abutilon incanum, Croton monanthogynus, Nassella leucotricha, Helenium microcephalum, Verbena halei
Soil Texture: Brown sandy loam-clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 1001-5000 sq. m. 250 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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