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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.


Cynanchum racemosum var. unifarium

Cynanchum racemosum (Jacq.) Jacq. var. unifarium (Scheele) E. Sundell


Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1897

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1897.pdf
Collection Date: 2016-08-15
Accession Number: LBJWC-1897
Collection Number: SL2016-011
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Minnette Marr

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: TX
County: Hays
Municipality: Buda
Location: Historic Stagecoach Park, 880 Main Street, Buda

Latitude: 30.090267
Longitude: -97.837146
Altitude: 700 ft
land_owner: City of Buda
permission: Drew Wells

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Cissus trifoliolata, Matelea reticulata, Cnidoscolus texanus, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Ratibida columnifera
Modifying Factors: None
Land Form: Stream terrace
Land Use: Recreation
Slope: 2
Geology: Calcareous clayey alluvium from mudstone
Soil Texture: Clay loam
Soil Color: Not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 30
Population Size: 50
Area Sampled: 4
Area Unit: acres
Seed From: Plants
Habit: Forb
Height: 15 ft
Use: Use by monarch larvae

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 5800 seeds
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