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.
Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene
Lindheimer's globeberry, Balsam gourd, Globe berry, Snake apple, Balsam appleCucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
USDA Symbol: IBLI
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-753Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-753.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-07-11
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-753
Collection Number: MM-753
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Atchison, A., Couvillean, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Location: Along roadsides in Purgatory Creek and Sink Creek watersheds, Ranch-to Market Road 12, Lime Kiln Road. Latitude: 29.920970
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 726 FT
Elevation in M: 221
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Mahonia trifoliolata, Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Bothriochloa laguroides, Paspalum langei, Nassella leucotricha
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay loam, brownish gray
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 30 plants sampled.
Population Size: 30
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-11-2006