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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.


Sophora secundiflora

Sophora secundiflora (Ortega) Lag. ex DC.

Texas Mountain Laurel, Mountain Laurel, Mescal Bean, Mescal Bean Sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: SOSE3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-656

Field Data Form: LBJWC-656.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-656
Collection Number: 0656
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M., Eason, M., Thompson, G., Strickland, S.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Medina
Location: Williamson Property

Latitude: 29.525060
Longitude: -98.936780
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 359 Elevation in M: 359

Habitat Data

Habitat: Woodland
Associated Taxa: Juniperus ashei, Quercus fusiformis, Schizachyrium scoparium, Bothriochloa laguroides, Ulmus crassifolia, Diospyros texana, Asclepias asperula, Mahonia trifoliolata, Funastrum crispum, Oxalis stricta, Lupinus sp.
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: >10000 sq. m. 200 plants sampled.
Population Size: 5000

Inventory Data

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