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 Seed Bank Curator.
Yucca faxoniana (Trel.) Sarg.
Faxon Yucca, Carneros Yucca, Eve's Needle, Spanish Bayonet, Spanish Dagger, Giant Dagger, Palm Samandoca, Palm Barreta, Palmilla, PalmaAgavaceae (Century-Plant Family)
USDA Symbol: YUFA
Accession Number: LBJWC-1110Field Data Form: LBJWC-1110.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1110
Collection Number: 1110
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Belkin, L., Korus, I., Freeman, C., Freeman, G.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
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
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 4111 FT
Elevation in M: 1253 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated 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 DataPlants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500