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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.


Matelea reticulata

Matelea reticulata (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Woodson

Pearl Milkweed Vine, Netted Milkvine, Green Milkweed Vine, Net Vein Milkvine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
USDA Symbol: MARE4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-SS-1

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2006-06-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-SS-1
Collection Number: SS-1
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Strickland, S., Van der Ende, G., Thompson, G., Seigenthaler, T.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Shield ranch
Location: Canyons along Barton Creek.

Latitude: 30.270260
Longitude: -97.997050
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 280 M
Elevation in M: 280

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Geology: More than 200 plants sampled. Mainly found growing in sheltered canyons along seasonal creeks.
Soil Texture: 500

Collection Data

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 700 seeds
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