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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-1806

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1806.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-09-09
Accession Number: LBJWC-1806
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: K. Clary

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 29
Phytoregion_full: Cross Timbers
State: TX
County: Johnson
Municipality: Alvarado
Geog_area: Trinity River Basin; North Fork of Chambers Creek
Location: Right-of-way along I-35W

Latitude: 32.387805
Longitude: -97.204018
Altitude: 720 ft

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Not recorded
Modifying Factors: Mowed
Land Form: Ridge
Land Use: Highway-right-of-way
Slope: 5
Geology: Interbedded sandstone and mudstone
Soil Texture: Fine sandy loam
Soil Color: Not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Not recorded
Population Size: Not recorded
Area Sampled: Not recorded
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb
Height: 2 ft
Use: Seed increase to promote plant conservation

Inventory Data

Other: 1300 seeds
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