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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-1794

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1794.pdf
Collection Date: 2015-10-15
Accession Number: LBJWC-1794
Collection Number: SL2015-105
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Kuehl, R.

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion: 32
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: TX
County: McLennan
Municipality: Mart
Geog_area: Brazos River Basin, Tehuacana Creek Watershed
Location: Five miles west of Mart

Latitude: 31.530500
Longitude: -96.903330
Altitude: 584 ft
land_owner: Reba Kuehl

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Heliathus maximiliani, Grindelia papposa, Heterotheca latifolia, Liatris mucronata, Verbesina virginica, Amphiachyris dracunculoides
Modifying Factors: Grazed
Land Form: Stream terrace
Land Use: Pasture for cattle
Slope: 5
Aspect: varies
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: Clay loam
Soil Color: not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 20
Population Size: 20
Area Sampled: 140
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: plants
Habit: forb
Height: 2 ft
Use: Promote conservation of habitat for monarch butterfly

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 1800 seeds
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