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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.


Silphium albiflorum

Silphium albiflorum A. Gray

White Rosinweed, White-flowered Rosinweed, Compass Plant

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-9

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2009-07-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-9
Collection Number: MLE-9
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Strickland, S., Hampton, N., Quinn, M

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Lampasas
Location: CR 2200 from US 281 to CR 2600.

Latitude: 31.236400
Longitude: -98.289960
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 416 M
Elevation in M: 416

Habitat Data

Soil Texture: Tan caliche

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 2000 plants sampled. Continous scattered population alo
Population Size: 2000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 625 seeds
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