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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.


Cuscuta exaltata

Cuscuta exaltata Engelm.

Tree Dodder, Tall Dodder

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1360

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1360.pdf
Collection Date: 2010-11-07
Accession Number: LBJWC-1360
Collection Number: 1360
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hampton, E., Hampton, L., Schmidt, L., Schmidt, J.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 30E
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Lampasas
Location: Big Dog Ranch, about 4.5 miles ENE of Lometa on County Road 2600

Latitude: 31.239160
Longitude: -98.321800
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1549 FT
Elevation in M: 472

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis, Quercus sinuata var. breviloba
Modifying Factors: Senderos maintained through this shinnery
Land Form: Ridge
Land Use: Wildlife diversity
Slope: 2
Aspect: NW
Geology: limestone
Soil Color: cobbly clay, 10 YR 3/1, dark gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 2 plants sampled
Population Size: 6
Area Sampled: 1
Area Unit: acre
Seed From: plants
Habit: vine
Use: Evaluate which species can be used to transmitted certain plant viruses, M. S. Thesis - University of Arkansas

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 13400 seeds
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