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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.


Melochia pyramidata

Melochia pyramidata L.

Pyramidflower, Broom-wood, Pyramid Flower

Sterculiaceae (Cacao Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1294

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1294.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-09-01
Accession Number: LBJWC-1294
Collection Number: 1294
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Malone, D.

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, Sally Lake Road, 0.6 miles NE of intersection with FM521, entrance area

Latitude: 29.163880
Longitude: -95.505660
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 43 FT
Elevation in M: 13

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Cynodon dactylon, Ampelopsis arborea, Toxicodendron radicans
Slope: 1 degree
Aspect: all
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: silty clay loam

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.;
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

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