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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.


Solanum dimidiatum

Solanum dimidiatum Raf.

Western Horsenettle, Western Horse-nettle

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1230

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1230.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1230
Collection Number: 1230
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Salmon, R.O.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 33E
Phytoregion_full: East Central Texas Plains
State: Texas
County: Anderson
Municipality: Gus Engeling WMA
Geog_area: South Side of Main Office
Location: on 287 towards Corsicana

Latitude: 31.900880
Longitude: -95.906190
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 362 FT
Elevation in M: 110

land_owner: TX Parks & Wildlife

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Cyperus retroflexus, Cyperus echinatus, Cyperus esculentus, Croton capitatus, Paspalum notatum, Schizachyrium scoparium, Heterotheca subaxillaris, Froelichia floridana, Cnidoscolus texanus, Cenchrus echinatus
Slope: < 1 degree
Geology: Pleistocene terraces
Soil Texture: sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000
Use: Cornelius Barry (Michigan State University) will study metabolic diveristy in members of the Solanales (August 2016).

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 6531 seeds
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