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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.


Asclepias oenotheroides

Asclepias oenotheroides Cham. & Schltdl.

Zizotes Milkweed, Hierba De Zizotes, Side-cluster Milkweed, Longhorn Milkweed, Primrose Milkweed, Lindheimer's Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1748

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1748.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-07-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1748
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: J.D. Marcus, JA Marcus, K. Clary, S. Prosperie, A. McNeil-Marshall

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 30
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: TX
County: Hays
Municipality: Driftwood
Geog_area: Colorado River Basin, Onion Creek, Yorks Creek
Location: Lazy Z Ranch

Latitude: 30.082189
Longitude: -97.999530
Altitude: 894 ft
land_owner: Frank Zimmerman

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Cnidoscolus texanus, Solanum eleagnifolium, Ratibida columnifera, Asclepias asperula (already dispersed seeds) Asclepias viridiflora (flowering)
Modifying Factors: mowed, grazed
Land Form: river terrace
Land Use: cattle grazing

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 20
Population Size: 35
Area Sampled: 4
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: plants
Habit: forb
Height: 16 inches
Use: Seed increase for monarch conservation

Inventory Data

Other: 1800 seeds
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