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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 Seed Bank Curator.


Argemone sanguinea

Argemone sanguinea Greene

Red Pricklypoppy, Rose Prickly Poppy, Red Prickly Poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)
USDA Symbol: ARSA4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1008

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1008.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-04-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-1008
Collection Number: 1008
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Strong, A.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31E
Phytoregion_full: Southern Texas Plains
State: Texas
County: Starr
Location: Highway right-of-way; Farm-to-Market Road 3167, appox. 2.5 miles northwest of Rio Grande City.

Latitude: 26.426440
Longitude: -98.848970
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 270 FT
Elevation in M: 82

land_owner: Texas Department of Transportation

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Pennisetum ciliare, Helianthus annuus, Gaultheria sp.
Slope: <5
Aspect: E, W
Geology: Pliocene and Cenozoic
Soil Texture: Sand, light tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 90 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000
Specimen Notes: Strong, A. - LBJWC:In field:4-4-2007

Inventory Data

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