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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.


Phaseolus acutifolius

Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray

Tepary Bean

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1235

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1235.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-10-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1235
Collection Number: 1235
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Municipality: Fort Davis
Geog_area: Chihuahuan Deserts
Location: North side of Point of Rocks roadside park on Highway 166 about 10 mi. west of Fort Davis and approximately 0.8 mi. north of highway

Latitude: 30.539770
Longitude: -104.068470
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 5503 FT
Elevation in M: 1677

land_owner: Kate McKenna, Pete Szilagy

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Rhus trilobata, Phaseolus maculatus, Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Bidens bigelovii, Muhlenbergia emersleyi
Slope: NA
Aspect: variable
Geology: igneous, rhyolite
Soil Texture: sand and gravel

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 25 plants sampled.;
Population Size: 200

Inventory Data

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