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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.


Symphyotrichum divaricatum

Symphyotrichum divaricatum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom

Southern Annual Saltmarsh Aster, Lawn American-aster, White Wood Aster, Saltmarsh Aster, Slender Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: SYDI2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-784

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-784.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-784
Collection Number: MM-784
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Duhon, L.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: San Marcos
Geog_area: Blanco River
Location: Blackland Prairie, at IH-35 overpass.

Latitude: 29.912860
Longitude: -97.899080
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 558 FT
Elevation in M: 170

land_owner: City of San Marcos

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sesbania herbacea, Panicum virgatum, Sorghum halepense, Xanthium strumarium, Ambrosia trifida
Slope: 2
Aspect: Not applicable
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Gravel, light gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 100
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field :10-16-2006

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