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.
Asclepias brachystephana Engelm. ex Torr.
Bract Milkweed, Desert-rose MilkweedAsclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
USDA Symbol: ASBR
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-5Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-005.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-08-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-5
Collection Number: PM-5
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Eason, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Geog_area: Marfa Plateau
Location: RR 169 1.3 miles southeast of US Highway 67, south of Marfa. Latitude: 30.292430
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 4854 FT
Elevation in M: 1479
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Buddleja scordioides, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua gracilis, Croton pottsii, Berlandiera lyrata, Asclepias asperula, Asclepias verticillata, Asclepias oenotheroides
Soil Texture: Sandy, coarse, reddish tan
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 50+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 200