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.
Echinocactus horizonthalonius Lem.
Devilshead, Eagle claws, Turk's head, Devil's headCactaceae (Cactus Family)
USDA Symbol: ECHO
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-14Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-014.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-14
Collection Number: PM-14
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Manning, P.
Location DataCountry: US
Location: East side of Lely Ranch along Casa Piedra Road, ca 5-6 miles north of junction with Ranch Road 170. Latitude: 0.000000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Agave sp., Larrea tridentata, Prosopis glandulosa, Acacia neovernicosa, Dasyochloa pulchella
Geology: Igneous gravel alluvium
Soil Texture: Silt and sand, reddish beige
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000