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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.


Parkinsonia aculeata

Parkinsonia aculeata L.

Retama, Paloverde, Mexican Paloverde, Jerusalem Thorn, Horsebean, Lluvia De Oro

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: PAAC3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1193

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1193.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-08-19
Accession Number: LBJWC-1193
Collection Number: 1193
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Wiliams, A., Maxcy C., Maxcy V.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 30E
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: San Marcos
Geog_area: Balcones Canyonlands
Location: San Marcos greenbelts and roadside rights-of-way

Latitude: 29.894270
Longitude: -97.955000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

land_owner: City of San Marcos

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Opuntia engelmannii, Sorghum halepense, Cynodon dactylon
Aspect: W or SW
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Silty clay (grayish brown 10YR 2/4)

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 63 plants sampled.
Population Size: 63
Specimen Notes: Marr, M.:In field:11 AUG 2008

Inventory Data

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