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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 viridiflora

Asclepias viridiflora Raf.

Green Comet Milkweed, Green-flowered Milkweed, Green Milkweed, Wand Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1772

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1772.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-08-31
Accession Number: LBJWC-1772
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Marr

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 32
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: TX
County: Williamson
Municipality: Granger
Geog_area: Brazos River Basin, San Gabriel River Watershed
Location: Granger Lake, Taylor Park.

Latitude: 30.663750
Longitude: -97.375250
Altitude: 546 ft
land_owner: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
permission: Scott W. Blank

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Croton monanthogynus, Liatris mucronata, Cnidoscolus texanus, Gutierrezia sp., Dalea sp.
Modifying Factors: Unknown
Land Form: Stream terrace
Land Use: Conservation
Slope: 5
Aspect: NA
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: Clay loam
Soil Color: Not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 15
Population Size: 20
Area Sampled: 3
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb
Height: 3 ft
Use: Seed increase to support monarch conservation

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 728 seeds
Other: 500 seeds
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