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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.


Commelina erecta

Commelina erecta L.

Dayflower, Widow's Tears, White-mouth Dayflower, Whitemouth Dayflower

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-661

Field Data Form: LBJWC-661.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-661
Collection Number: 0661
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Nance, J.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Location: River Fern Court

Latitude: 30.585010
Longitude: -97.990760
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 303 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: Clay, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 5001-10000 sq. m. 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 150

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 60 seeds
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