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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.


Phacelia congesta

Phacelia congesta Hook.

Caterpillars, Blue Curls, Fiddleneck

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: PHCO2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-642

Field Data Form: LBJWC-642.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-05-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-642
Collection Number: 0642
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

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

Latitude: 30.192430
Longitude: -97.595210
Altitude: 149 M
Elevation in M: 149

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sorghum halepense, Monarda punctata, Convolvulus equitans, Ipomoea cordatotriloba, Cynodon dactylon, Coreopsis basalis, Celtis laevigata, Cucurbita foetidissima, Engelmannia peristenia, Rudbeckia hirta, Hordeum pusillum
Soil Texture: Dark brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 250
Population Size: 500
Height: 3 ft

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 5000 seeds
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