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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.


Aristida purpurea

Aristida purpurea Nutt.

Purple Threeawn, Purple 3-awn, Purple Three-awn, Red Threeawn

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: ARPU9

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-89

Field Data Form: LBJWC-89.pdf
Collection Date: 2003-05-13
Accession Number: LBJWC-89
Collection Number: 0089
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: 30.185550
Longitude: -97.876380
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 282 M
Elevation in M: 282

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha
Aspect: Flat
Geology: Limestone

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 101-500 sq. m. 500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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