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.
Cryptantha oblata (M.E. Jones) Payson
Rough CryptanthaBoraginaceae (Borage Family)
USDA Symbol: CROB
Accession Number: LBJWC-1042Field Data Form: LBJWC-1042.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1042
Collection Number: 1042
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
Geog_area: Marfa Plateau
Location: Crowley Property, about 6 miles WSW of Marfa on FM 2810, along NW side of highway. Latitude: 30.297700
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 4782 FT
Elevation in M: 1457 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua gracilis, Yucca elata, Nolina texana, Koeberlinia spinosa, Ephedra trifurca
Aspect: W, NW
Geology: Igneous alluvium
Soil Texture: Sand, gravel, grayish brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 2000