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.
Muhlenbergia rigida (Kunth) Trin.
Purple MuhlyPoaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: MURI3
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-21Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-021.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-11-03
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-21
Collection Number: PM-21
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Watson, S., Sager, J.
Location DataCountry: US
County: Jeff Davis
Location: Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute landsite, ca 4 miles southeast of Fort Davis on Highway 118. Latitude: 30.538430
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 5021 FT
Elevation in M: 1530
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Juniperus pinchotii, Bouteloua gracilis, Aristida sp., Elionurus barbiculmis, Lycurus setosus, Bothriochloa sp., Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Muhlenbergia emersleyi, Muhlenbergia rigida, Nolina texana
Soil Texture: Sandy, dark reddish brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 200 + plants sampled.
Population Size: 500