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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.


Eriochloa sericea

Eriochloa sericea (Scheele) Munro ex Vasey

Texas Cupgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: ERSE5

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-JHJ-1

Field Data Form: LBJWC-JHJ-1.pdf
Collection Date: 2005-05-23
Accession Number: LBJWC-JHJ-1
Collection Number: JHJ-1
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Van der Ende, G., Johnson, J., Timme, R., Steele, R.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: Johnson property
Latitude: 30.032650
Longitude: -97.940260
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 259 M
Elevation in M: 259

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Soil Texture: Dark brown clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: More than 1000 plants sampled. Grass is found throughou
Population Size: 5000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 6000 seeds
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