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.
Mahonia swaseyi (Buckley ex Young) Fedde
Texas barberry, Texas Oregon-grapeBerberidaceae (Barberry Family)
USDA Symbol: MASW
Accession Number: LBJWC-1038Field Data Form: LBJWC-1038.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-10
Accession Number: LBJWC-1038
Collection Number: 1038
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Harms, R., Garrett, D., Ito, S.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Location: Approximately 9 miles northwest of Dripping Springs, on rolling hills above Dead Man's Creek. Latitude: 30.289720
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 990 FT
Elevation in M: 301 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Diospyros virginiana, Mahonia trifoliolata, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Smilax bona-nox
Aspect: E, W
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay loam, dark grayish brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 14 plants sampled. Land owner observed that plants are
Population Size: 14
Specimen Notes: Harms, R. - University of Texas:In field:6-10-2007