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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Conservation Program Manager.
Manfreda sileri Verh-Will.
Siler's tuberoseAgavaceae (Century-Plant Family)
USDA Symbol: MASI
Accession Number: LBJWC-1315Field Data Form: LBJWC-1315.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-08-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1315
Collection Number: 1315
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.; Simonton, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Municipality: Los Ebanos
Geog_area: Southern Texas Plains
Location: Los Ebanos; abandoned lot with ruined building along banks of Rio Grande Latitude: 26.244720
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 140 FT
Elevation in M: 42
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Castela erecta, Mammillaria heyderi, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Opuntia engelmannii
Geology: Goliad Formation
Soil Texture: silt
Collection DataPlants Sampled: Plants sampled 84
Population Size: 200