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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-1782

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1782.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-09-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1782
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Marr

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 33
Phytoregion_full: East Central Texas Plains
State: TX
County: Caldwell
Municipality: Capote
Geog_area: Guadulpe River Basin, Plum Creek Watershed
Location: Right-of-way along U.S. Highway 90 and railroad tracks

Latitude: 29.682500
Longitude: -97.664806
Altitude: 384 land_owner: Public right-of-way

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Cynodon dactylon, Sorghum halepense, Chloris cucullata, Malvastrum aurantiacum, Cnidoscolus texanus, Boerhavia diffusa, Melochia pyramidata, Amaranthus palmeri, Neptunia pubescens
Modifying Factors: Mowed
Land Form: Ridge
Land Use: Right-of-way
Slope: 2
Aspect: NA
Geology: Shale
Soil Texture: Fine sandy loam
Soil Color: Not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 40
Population Size: 300+
Area Sampled: 6
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb
Height: 1.5 ft
Use: Seed increase to support monarch conservation

Inventory Data

NCGRP: 500 seeds
LBJWC: 500 seeds
Other: 3000 seeds
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