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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.


Carpinus caroliniana

Carpinus caroliniana Walter

American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Water Beech, Musclewood, Ironwood

Betulaceae (Birch Family)
USDA Symbol: CACA18

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1298

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1298.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-09-15
Accession Number: LBJWC-1298
Collection Number: 1298
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Mack, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Montgomery
Municipality: Corley Ranch
Geog_area: South Central Plains
Location: Corley Ranch; 1.5 miles off 2854 on Leonidas Horton Road

Latitude: 30.297220
Longitude: -95.536470
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 210 FT
Elevation in M: 64

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Vitis rotundifolia, Ostrya virginiana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Quercus falcata, Pinus taeda, Ilex vomitoria, Magnolia grandiflora, Quercus nigra, Quercus alba
Slope: 0-5 degrees
Geology: Clay Marine Deposits
Soil Texture: loamy fine sand

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 25;
Population Size: 35

Inventory Data

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