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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Echinocereus pentalophus

Echinocereus pentalophus (DC.) Lem.

Ladyfinger cactus, Alicoche, Dog Tail

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)
USDA Symbol: ECPE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1273

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1273.pdf
Collection Date: 2013-05-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-1273
Collection Number: 1273
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.; Simonton, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Hidalgo
Municipality: Chihuahua Woods
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: Chihuahua Woods Preserve Nature Conservancy Property

Latitude: 26.218780
Longitude: -98.409300
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 70 FT
Elevation in M: 21

Habitat Data

Habitat: Mesquite Brush
Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Grusonia schottii, Opuntia engelmannii, Guajacum angustifolium, Echinocereus enneacanthus, Mammillaria prolifera
Slope: n/a
Soil Texture: silt

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled >100;
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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