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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 asperula

Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson

Antelope-horns, Spider Milkweed, Green-flowered Milkweed, Spider Antelope-horns

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1758

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1758.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-06-29
Accession Number: LBJWC-1758
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: K. Clary

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 30
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: TX
County: Bandera
Municipality: Washington Springs
Geog_area: Nueces River Basin, Upper Sabinal Watershed
Location: Near intersection of un-named county road and ranch gate

Latitude: 29.633315
Longitude: -99.516710
Altitude: 497 m
land_owner: , McAllen, Mr. Ashley

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Aristoda sp., Schizachyrium scoparium
Modifying Factors: ungrazed
Land Form: NA
Land Use: NA
Slope: NA
Aspect: NA
Geology: NA
Soil Texture: NA
Soil Color: NA

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 14
Population Size: NA
Area Sampled: NA
Seed From: plants
Habit: forb
Height: NA Use: seed increase to promote health of monarch butterflies

Inventory Data

Other: 1500 seeds
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