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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.


Muhlenbergia rigida

Muhlenbergia rigida (Kunth) Trin.

Purple Muhly

Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: MURI3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-21

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-021.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-11-03
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-21
Collection Number: PM-21
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Watson, S., Sager, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Location: Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute landsite, ca 4 miles southeast of Fort Davis on Highway 118.

Latitude: 30.538430
Longitude: -103.835710
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 5021 FT
Elevation in M: 1530

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus pinchotii, Bouteloua gracilis, Aristida sp., Elionurus barbiculmis, Lycurus setosus, Bothriochloa sp., Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Muhlenbergia emersleyi, Muhlenbergia rigida, Nolina texana
Slope: 15%
Aspect: SE
Geology: Igneous
Soil Texture: Sandy, dark reddish brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 200 + plants sampled.
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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