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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.


Rhus aromatica

Rhus aromatica Aiton

Fragrant Sumac, Aromatic Sumac, Lemon Sumac, Polecat Bush

Anacardiaceae (Sumac Family)
USDA Symbol: RHAR4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-85

Field Data Form: LBJWC-85.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-05-03
Accession Number: LBJWC-85
Collection Number: 0085
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Latitude: 30.187770
Longitude: -97.873050
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 265 M
Elevation in M: 265

Habitat Data

Habitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay-loa, speck clay loam, brown in color

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: >10000sq. m. 30 plants sampled.
Population Size: 45

Inventory Data

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