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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Portulaca pilosa L.
Kiss Me Quick, ChismePortulacaceae (Purslane Family)
USDA Symbol: POPI3
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-749Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-07-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-749
Collection Number: MM-749
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Location: Hampton Preserve on County Road 2600. Latitude: 31.237000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 1554 FT
Elevation in M: 473
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Portulaca umbraticola
Geology: Cretaceous limestone, periphery of limestone outcrops
Soil Texture: Sandy clay, grayish brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.
Population Size: 2000
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:From pressed specimen on day of collection:7-13-2006