Update on the National Collection at Bok Tower Gardens

The Rare Plant Conservation Program at Bok Tower Gardens maintains rare plant germplasm of north and central Florida endemic species as either living plants or in a seed collection. There are currently ~2,000 plants and over 2 million seeds of 70 species in the ex situ collection. Each year, a subset of seeds are withdrawn to determine and change germination rates over time and across storage temperatures. Here we present data on spring the 2022 germination assessments.