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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.


Clematis texensis

Clematis texensis Buckley

Scarlet Clematis, Scarlet Leatherflower, Texas Clematis

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
USDA Symbol: CLTE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-649

Field Data Form: LBJWC-649.pdf
Collection Date: 2004-07-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-649
Collection Number: 0649
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

Latitude: 30.583800
Longitude: -97.990760
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 303 M
Elevation in M: 303

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus ashei, Quercus fusiformis, Croton alabamensis var. texensis, Schizachyrium scoparium, Sorghastrum nutans, Mahonia trifoliolata, Smilax bona-nox, Platanus occidentalis
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Silt-sand-gravel mix, tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 50001-10000 sq. m. 30 plants sampled.
Population Size: 30
Use: Austin, Vireo Hill Preserve, 2017, 25 seeds

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 325 seeds
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