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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.


Chionanthus virginicus

Chionanthus virginicus L.

White Fringetree, Fringe Tree, Snowflower Tree, Flowering Ash, Old Man's Beard, Grandfather Graybeard, Grancy Graybeard

Oleaceae (Olive Family)
USDA Symbol: CHVI3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1072

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1072.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-07-28
Accession Number: LBJWC-1072
Collection Number: 1072
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Kennedy, K., Ohlsson-Salmon, R., McLaughlin, B., Hill, S.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Morris
Location: Approximately 1.8 miles on 144 west to CR2215. Left turn on CR2215, population located on both sides on the road on TXDOT propertt and Kennedy property. Appox. 0.5 to 1 miles after turning on CR2215.

Latitude: 32.989160
Longitude: -94.750000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 450 FT
Elevation in M: 137

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Aristolochia reticulata, Passiflora lutea, Liatris squarrosa, Antennaria plantaginifolia, Poa sp., Rhynchosia latifolia, Elymus canadensis, Diospyros virginiana, Quercus sp., Centrosema virginianum, Toxicodendron radicans, Viburnum rufidulum, Ceanothus americanus, Ilex vomitoria, Rudbeckia hirta
Slope: 4-Jan
Geology: Weches, Queen City, and Reklaw Formations
Soil Texture: Sandy clay, iron ore present, 5 YR 4/6.

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 11 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R. - LBJWC:In field:5-9-2007

Inventory Data

MSB: 3000 seeds
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