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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.


Carex louisianica

Carex louisianica L.H. Bailey

Louisiana Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)
USDA Symbol: CALO6

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1179

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1179.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-01
Accession Number: LBJWC-1179
Collection Number: 1179
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Eason, N. Telkes

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Municipality: Lake Houston Park
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: Wooded area around Cat Pond

Latitude: 30.137130
Longitude: -95.986520
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 150 FT
Elevation in M: 45

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Pinus taeda, Saururus cernuus, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Ilex vomitoria, Callicarpa americana, Carex lupulina, Acer rubrum, Carex glaucescens
Geology: sandstone
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 1000+ plants sampled. C. lupulina also found at site ha
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
NCGRP: 3000 seeds
LBJWC: 6470 seeds
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