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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 hookeri

Eryngium hookeri Walp.

Hooker's Eryngo

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
USDA Symbol: ERHO9

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1198

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1198.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-08-07
Accession Number: LBJWC-1198
Collection Number: 1198
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: G. Gann

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 34E
Phytoregion_full: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
State: Texas
County: Galveston
Municipality: Texas City
Geog_area: Preserve
Latitude: 29.434630
Longitude: -94.951690
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

land_owner: TNC

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Mimosa strigillosa, Spartina spartinae, Phyla nodiflora, Baptisia sphaerocarpa
Geology: Pleistocene fluviomarine deposits
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 1000+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 5000

Inventory Data

MSB: 4200 seeds
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