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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.


Ipomoea costellata var. edwardsensis

Ipomoea costellata Torr. var. edwardsensis OKennon & Nesom

Edwards Plateau Crestrib Morning-glory, Edwards Plateau Crest-rib Morning-glory, Edwards Plateau Crested Morning-glory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1964

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1964.pdf
Collection Date: 2018-11-09
Accession Number: LBJWC-1964
Collection Number: SL2018-008
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: S. Smith-Rodgers, D. Leggett, J. Hearn

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: TX
County: Blanco
Municipality: Blanco
Location: City of Blanco, 703 Main St., lot on north side of Trinity Lutheran Church; southeast corner of Elm Street and Eighth Street

Latitude: 30.101374
Longitude: -98.421160
Altitude: 1366 ft
land_owner: Trinity Lutheran Church
permission: Reverend D. Leggett

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Woodland opening; Calyptocarpus vialis, Ipomoea cordatotriloba, Eragrostis spp.; Seedlings of Rudbeckia hirta, Ratibida columnifera
Modifying Factors: None
Land Form: Hillslope
Land Use: Backyard for parsonage will be paved for parking lot
Slope: 3 degrees
Aspect: NA
Geology: Residuum weathered from limestone
Soil Texture: Silty clay
Soil Color: Not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 47
Population Size: 100+
Area Sampled: <1
Area Unit: acre
Seed From: 47 plants
Habit: vine
Height: <1 ft
Use: Restoration and phylogeny projects
Specimen Notes: Stems with multiple branches trailing along the ground. Corollas bright white.

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 1372 seeds
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