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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.


Cosmos parviflorus

Cosmos parviflorus (Jacq.) Pers.

Southwestern Cosmos, Southwest Cosmos

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: COPA12

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-10

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-010.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-09-25
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-10
Collection Number: PM-10
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Gantt, D.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: Laurence Wood Roadside Park
Geog_area: Davis Mountains
Location: Highway 118, adjacent to Madera Creek and slightly SE along 118 toward McDonald Observatory.

Latitude: 30.706110
Longitude: -104.106760
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 5835 FT
Elevation in M: 1778

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Pinus ponderosa, Pinus cembroides, Juniperus deppeana, Bouteloua gracilis, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Commelina dianthifolia
Aspect: NE
Geology: Igneous rock
Soil Texture: Moist clay/humus, dark gray to black

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Several hundred plants sampled.
Population Size: 900

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 18070 seeds
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