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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.


Mentzelia albescens

Mentzelia albescens (Gillies & Arn.) Griseb.

Wavyleaf Blazingstar

Loasaceae (Loasa Family)
USDA Symbol: MEAL5

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MJM-2

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MJM-2.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-06-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-MJM-2
Collection Number: MJM-2
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Macdougall, M., Smith, J., Bertenshaw, V., Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Llano
Location: About 7 miles west of location where Highway 71 splits from Highway 29 on the west side of Llano.

Latitude: 30.836110
Longitude: -98.807000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1271 FT
Elevation in M: 387

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Yucca constricta, Plantago wrightiana, Boerhavia coccinea, Coreopsis sp.
Slope: 35
Aspect: S
Geology: Cretaceous
Soil Texture: Clay, gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 224 plants sampled.
Population Size: 224
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-2-2006

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 2000 seeds
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