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Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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.

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To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Conservation Program Manager.

NPIN Data

Sesuvium portulacastrum

Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.

Shoreline seapurslane, Sea Purslane, Cenicilla

Aizoaceae (Fig-Marigold Family)
USDA Symbol: SEPO2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1050

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1050.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1050
Collection Number: 1050
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Castillo, M., Terry, J.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31N
Phytoregion_full: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
State: Texas
County: Cameron
Geog_area: Rio Grande River
Location: Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Boca Chica Beach, population found at mouth of Rio Grande River and Gulf of Mexico.

Latitude: 25.983330
Longitude: -97.153050
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 10 FT
Elevation in M: 3

land_owner: FWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Amaranthus greggii, Blutaparon vermiculare, Borrichia frutescens, Conoclinium betonicifolium, Erigeron procumbens, Gaillardia pulchella, Rayjacksonia phyllocephala, Batis maritima, Heliotropium curassavicum, Cakile geniculata, Salicornia depressa, Ipomoea imperati, Ipomoea pes-caprae, Dalea emarginata, Mimosa strigillosa, Samolus ebracteatus, Uniola paniculata, Monanthochloe littoralis, Avicennia germinans, Lycium carolinianum
Soil Texture: Sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 75+ plants sampled. Plant is very wide spread in and ar
Population Size: 200
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field

Inventory Data

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