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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.


Erythrina herbacea

Erythrina herbacea L.

Coralbean, Cherokee Bean, Red Cardinal

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: ERHE4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1209

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1209.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-09-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-1209
Collection Number: 1209
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Nueces
Municipality: Audubon Club
Geog_area: West Gulf Coasta Plain
Location: Audubon Club Packery Channel Sanctuary and roadsides in adjacent neighborhood locally common

Latitude: 27.625800
Longitude: -97.219330
Georeference Source: GPS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Morella cerifera, Vitis mustangensis, Helianthus argophyllus, Liatris elegans, Schizachyrium scoparium, Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Zanthoxylum hirsutum
Geology: sedimentary
Soil Texture: sandy

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Popuation near undeveoped areas. Size of species and nu
Population Size: 200

Inventory Data

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