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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Eryngium heterophyllum Engelm.
Wright's Eryngo, Mexican ThistleApiaceae (Carrot Family)
USDA Symbol: ERHE3
Accession Number: LBJWC-1118Field Data Form: LBJWC-1118.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-10-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-1118
Collection Number: 1118
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Freeman, G., Freeman, C., Belkin, L.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
Geog_area: Marfa Plateau
Location: Crowley Ranch, ca. 6 miles SC of Marfa on FM2810. Latitude: 30.300430
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 4840 FT
Elevation in M: 1475 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Vernonia marginata, Bouteloua gracilis, Aristida sp., Cirsium sp., Hilaria swallenii, Bouteloua dactyloides, Panicum obtusum
Geology: Igneous alluvium
Soil Texture: Sandy, gravelly, and deep clay, leight gray/beige
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 200 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500