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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.


Eryngium prostratum

Eryngium prostratum Nutt. ex DC.

Creeping Eryngo

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
USDA Symbol: ERPR5

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1186

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1186.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-25
Accession Number: LBJWC-1186
Collection Number: 1186
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Salmon, R.O.; Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Anderson
Municipality: Gus Engeling Wma
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area north and south of road to day camps in Southeast Unit

Latitude: 31.974330
Longitude: -95.877580
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 260 FT
Elevation in M: 79

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Polygala mariana, Polypremum procumbens, Diodia teres, Helianthemum rosmarinifolium, Hypericum mutilum, Chasmanthium sessiliflorum, Schizachyrium scoparium, Elymus canadensis, Juncus sp.
Slope: < 1 degree
Geology: Pleistocene terraces
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 300;
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

MSB: 210000 seeds
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