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Notice of Release of Balli Germplasm Prostrate Bundleflower Selected Plant Material

Contact:
John Lloyd-Reilley, PMC Manager
Phone: (361) 595-1313


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE
E. “KIKA” DE LA GARZA PLANT MATERIALS CENTER
KINGSVILLE, TEXAS
And
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE
CAESAR KLEBERG WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
SOUTH TEXAS NATIVES
KINGSVILLE, TEXAS
And
TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE
RESEARCH STATION
BEEVILLE, TEXAS


NOTICE OF RELEASE OF BALLI GERMPLASM PROSTRATE BUNDLEFLOWER SELECTED PLANT MATERIAL

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), E.”Kika” de la Garza Plant Materials Center and Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, South Texas Natives, and Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Research Station at Beeville, Texas announce the release of a selected plant material of prostrate bundleflower (Desmanthus virgatus (L.) Willd. var. depressus (Willd.) B. L. Turner) for the south Texas Ecoregion.

This plant will be referred to as Balli Germplasm prostrate bundleflower, and is released as a selected plant material class of certified seed (natural track). Seed of Balli Germplasm prostrate bundleflower will be identified by USDA NRCS accession number 9085381.

Balli Germplasm prostrate bundleflower is recommended for upland wildlife plantings, roadside plantings, critical site revegetation and for inclusion in range seeding mixes in south Texas.