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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.


Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

Malvaviscus arboreus Dill. ex Cav. var. drummondii (Torr. & A. Gray) Schery

Turk's Cap, Drummond's Turk's Cap, Drummond Turk's Cap, Wax Mallow, Drummond's Wax Mallow, Drummond Wax Mallow, Red Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Sleeping Hibiscus, Bleeding Hearts, Manzanita

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-600

Field Data Form: LBJWC-600.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-10-01
Accession Number: LBJWC-600
Collection Number: 0600
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Del Valle
Geog_area: Blackland Prairie
Location: Mellenbrunch Property, Dr. Scott Road

Latitude: 30.205450
Longitude: -97.586910
Altitude: 149 M
Elevation in M: 149

Habitat Data

Habitat: Prairie, riparian
Associated Taxa: Carya illinoinensis, Quercus macrocarpa, Smilax bona-nox, Geum canadense, Chasmanthium latifolium, Acer negundo, Commelina erecta, Cornus drummondii, Styphnolobium affine, Quercus stellata, Elymus virginicus, Rubus trivialis
Soil Texture: Sandy-loam, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 1001-5000 sq. m. 500 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

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