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 viridiflora Raf.
Green Comet Milkweed, Green-flowered Milkweed, Green Milkweed, Wand MilkweedAsclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
USDA Symbol: ASVI
Accession Number: LBJWC-1772Field Data Form: LBJWC-1772.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-08-31
Accession Number: LBJWC-1772
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Marr
Location DataCountry: USA
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
Geog_area: Brazos River Basin, San Gabriel River Watershed
Location: Granger Lake, Taylor Park. Latitude: 30.663750
Altitude: 546 ft
land_owner: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
permission: Scott W. Blank
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Croton monanthogynus, Liatris mucronata, Cnidoscolus texanus, Gutierrezia sp., Dalea sp.
Modifying Factors: Unknown
Land Form: Stream terrace
Land Use: Conservation
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: Clay loam
Soil Color: Not recorded
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 15
Population Size: 20
Area Sampled: 3
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: Plants
Height: 3 ft
Use: Seed increase to support monarch conservation
Inventory DataLBJWC: 728 seeds
Other: 500 seeds