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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.


Manfreda sileri

Manfreda sileri Verh-Will.

Siler's Tuberose

Agavaceae (Century-Plant Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1315

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1315.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-08-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1315
Collection Number: 1315
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.; Simonton, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Hildago
Municipality: Los Ebanos
Geog_area: Southern Texas Plains
Location: Los Ebanos; abandoned lot with ruined building along banks of Rio Grande

Latitude: 26.244720
Longitude: -98.559440
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 140 FT
Elevation in M: 42

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Castela erecta, Mammillaria heyderi, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Opuntia engelmannii
Geology: Goliad Formation
Soil Texture: silt

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Plants sampled 84
Population Size: 200

Inventory Data

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