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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.


Onosmodium helleri

Onosmodium helleri Small

Heller's Marbleseed, Marble-seed

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-GV-1

Field Data Form: LBJWC-GV-1.pdf
Collection Date: 2005-05-26
Accession Number: LBJWC-GV-1
Collection Number: GV-1
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Van der Ende, G., Eason, M., Strickland, S., Siegenthaler, T.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Barton Creek Habitat Preserve
Location: Large population of plants found in major tributary of Barton Creek (west side of Barton Creek) along banks of seasonal creek. Population scattered for 0.8km(+).

Latitude: 30.287410
Longitude: -97.900500
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 264 M
Elevation in M: 264

land_owner: TNC

Habitat Data

Soil Texture: Brown humus

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: More than 200 plants sampled. Large population of plant
Population Size: 300

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 190 seeds
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