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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.


Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis L.

Cardinal Flower

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)
USDA Symbol: LOCA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-618

Field Data Form: LBJWC-618.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-10-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-618
Collection Number: 0618
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: Austin
Location: River Fern Court

Latitude: 30.585010
Longitude: -97.990760
Altitude: 308 M
Elevation in M: 308

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juniperus ashei, Platanus occidentalis, Muhlenbergia lindheimeri, Callicarpa americana, Toxicodendron radicans, Helianthus maximiliani, Digitaria cognata, Rubus trivialis, Eupatorium serotinum, Quercus buckleyi
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Sand, tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 51-100 sq. m. 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

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