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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 viridis

Asclepias viridis Walter

Green Milkweed, Spider Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
USDA Symbol: ASVI2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1779

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1779.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-09-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1779
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: Lee
Municipality: Giddings
Geog_area: Brazos River Basin, Lower Nail Creek Watershed
Location: FM 180 between US 290 and County Road 133, both sides of road

Latitude: 30.165556
Longitude: -96.823333
Altitude: 407 ft
land_owner: public right-of-way

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Cynodon dactylon, Chloris virgata, Bothriochloa longipaniculata, Croton capitatus, Ruellia humilis, Neptunia pubescence
Modifying Factors: Mowed
Land Form: Stream terrace
Land Use: Right-of-way
Slope: 2
Aspect: NA
Geology: Loamy and clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: Fine sandy loam
Soil Color: Not provided

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 61
Population Size: 100+
Area Sampled: 4
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: plants
Habit: forb
Height: 1.5 ft
Use: Seed increase to support monarch conservation

Inventory Data

Other: 3714 seeds
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