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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-1788

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1788.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-09-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-1788
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: Collin
Municipality: Richardson
Geog_area: Trinity River Basin, Spring Creek Watershed
Location: Spring Creek Natural Area

Latitude: 32.990028
Longitude: -96.704110
Altitude: 611 ft
land_owner: City of Richardson
permission: Roger Scott

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Centaurea americana, Solanum carolinianum, Liatris mucronata, Eryngium leavenworthii, Hedeoma reverchonii, Desmanthus illinoensis
Modifying Factors: None
Land Form: Stream Terrace
Land Use: Recreation
Slope: 5
Aspect: NA
Geology: Mudstone
Soil Texture: Altoga silty clay
Soil Color: Nor recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 11
Population Size: 30
Area Sampled: 1
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb
Height: 3 ft
Use: Seed increase to support monarch conservation

Inventory Data

Other: 1057 seeds
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