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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Diospyros texana Scheele
Texas persimmon, Mexican persimmon, Black persimmon, Chapote, Chapote prietoEbenaceae (Ebony Family)
USDA Symbol: DITE3
Accession Number: LBJWC-55Field Data Form: LBJWC-55.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-08-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-55
Collection Number: 0055
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
Location: LBJWC, 4801 La Crosse Avenue, south of parking lot. Latitude: 30.185270
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83 Altitude: 245 M
Elevation in M: 245
Habitat DataHabitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha
Soil Texture: Speck stoney clay-loam
Collection DataPlants Sampled: Area sampled as provided by Kew: 501-1000 square meters
Population Size: 50