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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.


Desmanthus velutinus

Desmanthus velutinus Scheele

Velvet Bundleflower

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: DEVE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-741

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-741.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-06-15
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-741
Collection Number: MM-741
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Blanco
Location: Round Mountain Cemetery; NW of intersection US281 and CR 962.

Latitude: 30.438270
Longitude: -98.350880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1315 FT
Elevation in M: 400

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Bouteloua trifida, Aristida purpurea, Wedelia texana, Krameria lanceolata, Melampodium leucanthum, Tetraneuris scaposa, Quercus virginiana
Slope: < 2
Aspect: S
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Loam, light brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-15-2006

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
LBJWC: 3000 seeds
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