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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.


Verbesina virginica

Verbesina virginica L.

Frostweed, White Crownbeard, Iceplant, Iceweed, Virginia Crownbeard, Indian Tobacco, Richweed, Squawweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: VEVI3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-634

Field Data Form: LBJWC-634.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-12-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-634
Collection Number: 0634
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: 30.190250
Longitude: -97.590080
Altitude: 150 M
Elevation in M: 150

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus virginiana, Quercus stellata, Agalinis edwardsiana, Cynodon dactylon, Smilax bona-nox, Ulmus crassifolia, Diospyros texana, Bothriochloa laguroides, Schizachyrium scoparium
Soil Texture: Brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 501-1000 sq. m. 200 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 2000 seeds
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