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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.


Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis L.

Common Buttonbush, Buttonbush, Button Willow, Honey Bells, Honeybells, Honey Balls, Honeyballs, Button-bush

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)
USDA Symbol: CEOC2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-658

Field Data Form: LBJWC-658.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-07-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-658
Collection Number: 0658
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Hoffman, B.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Burnet
Location: Hoffman Property, creekside from property line to property line.

Latitude: 30.618000
Longitude: -98.192850
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 303 Elevation in M: 303

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Callicarpa americana, Andropogon glomeratus, Platanus occidentalis, Juniperus ashei, Quercus buckleyi, Quercus fusiformis, Typha latifolia, Asclepias texana, Salix nigra, Fuirena simplex
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Sand, gravelly, tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 501-1000 sq. m. 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 3000 seeds
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