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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.


Cladium mariscus ssp. jamaicense

Cladium mariscus (L.) Pohl ssp. jamaicense (Crantz) Kük.

Jamaica Swamp Sawgrass, Jamaican Saw-grass, Saw-grass

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-651

Field Data Form: LBJWC-651.pdf
Collection Date: 2004-07-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-651
Collection Number: 0651
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Travis
Location: Shield Ranch, Hamilton Pool Road

Latitude: 30.264530
Longitude: -98.002910
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 269 Elevation in M: 269

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Argemone albiflora, Muhlenbergia lindheimeri, Schizachyrium scoparium, Bothriochloa laguroides, Phyla nodiflora, Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Rudbeckia hirta, Wedelia texana
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Sandy-loam, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 501-1000 sq. m. 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 100

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 3116 seeds
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