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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Centaurea americana Nutt.
American Basket-flower, American Star-thistle, Basket-flower, Star Thistle, Shaving Brush, Basket FlowerAsteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: CEAM2
Accession Number: LBJWC-645Field Data Form: LBJWC-645.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-06-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-645
Collection Number: 0645
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Location: 3.3 km east on 281 on 1431 Latitude: 30.574850
Altitude: 260 M
Elevation in M: 260
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Tragia sp., Gaillardia pulchella, Rudbeckia hirta, Coreopsis basalis, Nassella leucotricha, Sorghum halepense, Cirsium texanum, Monarda citriodora, Clematis drummondii, Convolvulus equitans, Ipomoea cordatotriloba
Soil Texture: Brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: Area sampled: 1001-5000 sq. m.
Population Size: 1000