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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Lycium carolinianum

Lycium carolinianum Walter

Carolina wolfberry, Carolina desert-thorn, Creeping wolfberry, Christmas berry

Solanaceae (Potato Family)
USDA Symbol: LYCA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1093

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1093.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-09-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1093
Collection Number: 1093
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Hickmott, D.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31N
Phytoregion_full: Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes
State: Texas
County: Cameron
Municipality: Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Location: Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Found mainly in moist areas on backside of dunes in areas with clayey soil.

Latitude: 25.975550
Longitude: -97.196940
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1 FT
land_owner: USFWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sesuvium portulacastrum, Prosopis reptans, Borrichia frutescens, Batis maritima, Maytenus phyllanthoides, Schoenoplectus maritimus, Limonium carolinianum, Monanthochloe littoralis, Cressa nudicaulis
Soil Texture: Sandy-clay

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 150+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 200
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:9-6-2007

Inventory Data

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