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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.


Cryptantha oblata

Cryptantha oblata (M.E. Jones) Payson

Rough Cryptantha

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1042

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1042.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1042
Collection Number: 1042
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Brewster
Geog_area: Marfa Plateau
Location: Crowley Property, about 6 miles WSW of Marfa on FM 2810, along NW side of highway.

Latitude: 30.297700
Longitude: -104.135810
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 4782 FT
Elevation in M: 1457

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua gracilis, Yucca elata, Nolina texana, Koeberlinia spinosa, Ephedra trifurca
Slope: 10%
Aspect: W, NW
Geology: Igneous alluvium
Soil Texture: Sand, gravel, grayish brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 2000

Inventory Data

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