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.
Eleocharis montevidensis Kunth
Sand spikerush, Spike rushCyperaceae (Sedge Family)
USDA Symbol: ELMO2
Accession Number: LBJWC-1036Field Data Form: LBJWC-1036.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1036
Collection Number: 1036
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Klingshirn, K., Ito, S.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
Location: Jones State Forest, Peoples Road, 1.5 miles south of County Road 1488. Latitude: 30.212770
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 163 FT
Elevation in M: 49 land_owner: Texas Forest Service
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Rhynchospora sp., Ammannia sp., Centella erecta, Bacopa monnieri, Cyperus sp., Sagittaria papillosa
Geology: Quaternary sandstone
Soil Texture: Sand, light brown, 7.5 YR 7/3
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 1500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1500
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-6-2007