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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.


Yucca faxoniana

Yucca faxoniana (Trel.) Sarg.

Faxon Yucca, Carneros Yucca, Eve's Needle, Spanish Bayonet, Spanish Dagger, Giant Dagger, Palm Samandoca, Palm Barreta, Palmilla, Palma

Agavaceae (Century-Plant Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1110

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1110.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1110
Collection Number: 1110
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Belkin, L., Korus, I., Freeman, C., Freeman, G.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Geog_area: Van Horn Mountains
Location: Ca. 76 miles W of Alpine on Hwy. 90, and then 4 miles SW on CO Road 2017.

Latitude: 30.682440
Longitude: -104.835330
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 4111 FT
Elevation in M: 1253

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Parthenium incanum, Krameria sp., Viguiera stenoloba, Agave lechuguilla, Bouteloua eriopoda, Fouquieria splendens, Acacia greggii
Geology: Igneous, mostly rhyolite and basalts
Soil Texture: Clay and very coarse rock

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500

Inventory Data

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