Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


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.

Search Seed Bank
Show All Accessions

To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.


Malachra capitata

Malachra capitata (L.) L.

Yellow Leafbract, Malva De Caballo, Horse Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
USDA Symbol: MACA5

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1281

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1281.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-07-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-1281
Collection Number: 1281
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Brazoria
Municipality: San Bernard Nwr
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, Hudson Woods Unit, north end of Scoby Lake

Latitude: 29.166380
Longitude: -95.500110
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 36 FT
Elevation in M: 10

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Polygonum amphibium, Cyperus odoratus, Carex crus-corvi, Phyla lanceolata, Cephalanthus occidentalis
Slope: 3 degrees
Aspect: all
Geology: Loamy alluvium
Soil Texture: loam

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.;
Population Size: 1500

Inventory Data

Return to List