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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.


Portulaca pilosa

Portulaca pilosa L.

Kiss Me Quick, Chisme

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)
USDA Symbol: POPI3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-749

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-07-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-749
Collection Number: MM-749
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Lampasas
Location: Hampton Preserve on County Road 2600.

Latitude: 31.237000
Longitude: -98.317830
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1554 FT
Elevation in M: 473

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Portulaca umbraticola
Slope: <2
Aspect: E
Geology: Cretaceous limestone, periphery of limestone outcrops
Soil Texture: Sandy clay, grayish brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.
Population Size: 2000
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:From pressed specimen on day of collection:7-13-2006

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