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.
Castilleja purpurea (Nutt.) G. Don var. purpurea
Purple Paintbrush, Purple Prairie Painbrush, Prairie Paintbrush, Downy Indian PaintbrushScrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
USDA Symbol: CAPUP5
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-754Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-07-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-754
Collection Number: MM-754
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Cross Timbers
Municipality: Blue Ridge Community
Location: County Road 1241 Latitude: 31.641830
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 1331 FT
Elevation in M: 405
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Bouteloua curtipendula, Tetragonotheca texana, Desmanthus velutinus, Hedyotis nigricans, Heterotheca canescens, Melampodium leucanthum, Opuntia sp., Juniperus ashei
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Gravelly clay loam, brownish gray
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 400
Height: 18 inches
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-13-2006