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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.


Rhexia virginica

Rhexia virginica L.

Handsome-harry, Virginia Meadow Beauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-21

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MLE-021.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-07-23
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-21
Collection Number: MLE-21
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Miles, S., Chapman, S.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Hardin
Location: Sandyland Sanctuary

Latitude: 30.368190
Longitude: -94.243940
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 26 FT
Elevation in M: 7

land_owner: The Nature Conservancy

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Rhynchospora elliottii, Rhexia lutea, Centella erecta, Liatris acidota, Liatris pycnostachya, Marshallia graminifolia, Bacopa caroliniana, Ludwigia octovalvis, Pinguicula pumila, Hyptis alata, Paspalum floridanum, Pinus palustris, Magnolia virginiana, Persea borbonia, Sassafras albidum, Cyrilla racemiflora, Hypericum fasciculatum, Hydrolea ovata
Soil Texture: Sand, white

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 300
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-23-2006

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 3000 seeds
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