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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 maximiliani

Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.

Maximilian Sunflower, Max Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEMA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-629

Field Data Form: LBJWC-629.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-11-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-629
Collection Number: 0629
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Nance, J.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: River Fern Court, creekside

Latitude: 30.585010
Longitude: -97.990760
Altitude: 311 M
Elevation in M: 311

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus ashei, Quercus buckleyi, Quercus fusiformis, Toxicodendron radicans, Eupatorium serotinum, Lobelia cardinalis, Andropogon glomeratus, Sorghastrum nutans, Smilax bona-nox
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 501-1000 sq. m. 200 plants sampled.
Use: Austin, Vireo Hill Preserve, 2017, 25 seeds

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 2050 seeds
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