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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.


Jefea brevifolia

Jefea brevifolia (A. Gray) Strother

Shortleaf Jefea

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1076

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1076.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-09
Accession Number: LBJWC-1076
Collection Number: 1076
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24N
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Brewster
Geog_area: Christmas Mountains
Location: Ohl property, ca. 65 miles S of Alpine on Hwy. 118, in the NW part of the Christmas Mountains, on SE side of property.

Latitude: 29.484160
Longitude: -103.452370
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 4048 FT
Elevation in M: 1233

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Agave lechuguilla, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Viguiera stenoloba, Yucca thompsoniana, Parthenium incanum, Acacia neovernicosa, Bouteloua ramosa, Bouteloua curtipendula, Ephedra aspera
Slope: 5%
Aspect: SE, S
Geology: Igneous, rhyolite, with outcrops of limestone
Soil Texture: Sand, gravel, reddish beige

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 250 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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