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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.


Castilleja purpurea var. purpurea

Castilleja purpurea (Nutt.) G. Don var. purpurea

Purple Paintbrush, Purple Prairie Painbrush, Prairie Paintbrush, Downy Indian Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-754

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-07-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-754
Collection Number: MM-754
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 32N
Phytoregion_full: Cross Timbers
State: Texas
County: Hamilton
Municipality: Blue Ridge Community
Location: County Road 1241

Latitude: 31.641830
Longitude: -98.112360
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1331 FT
Elevation in M: 405

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Bouteloua curtipendula, Tetragonotheca texana, Desmanthus velutinus, Hedyotis nigricans, Heterotheca canescens, Melampodium leucanthum, Opuntia sp., Juniperus ashei
Slope: <2
Aspect: S
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Gravelly clay loam, brownish gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 400
Height: 18 inches
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-13-2006

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