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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Aletris aurea Walter
Golden Colicroot, Colicroot, Star Grass, Yellow Colic RootLiliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ALAU
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-29Field Data Form: LBJWC-MLE-029.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-08-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-29
Collection Number: MLE-29
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Carroll, N.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
Location: Southwest corner of CO Road 4770 (Lake Hyatt Road) and Youpon Lane, bar ditch next to Nature Conservancy property. Latitude: 30.576900
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 131 FT
Elevation in M: 39
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Sarracenia alata, Cyrilla racemiflora, Pinus palustris, Eriocaulon decangulare, Xyris jupicai, Xyris torta, Calopogon tuberosus, Schizachyrium scoparium, Centella erecta, Marshallia graminifolia, Drosera brevifolia, Polygala ramosa
Soil Texture: Sand/clay mix, dark brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 100+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 150
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-2-2006