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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.


Chrysactinia mexicana

Chrysactinia mexicana A. Gray


Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: CHME3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-643

Field Data Form: LBJWC-643.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-05-18
Accession Number: LBJWC-643
Collection Number: 0643
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: Austin
Location: Shield Ranch, Hamilton Pool Road

Latitude: 30.263710
Longitude: -98.004780
Altitude: 301 M
Elevation in M: 301

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Opuntia engelmannii, Schizachyrium scoparium, Bothriochloa laguroides, Croton monanthogynus, Nolina texana, Nassella leucotricha, Lindheimera texana
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 501-1000 sq. m. 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 1000 seeds
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