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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.


Garrya ovata

Garrya ovata Benth.

Eggleaf Silktassel, Mexican Silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya, Zumaque, Cuauchichic, Cuauchichi, Guachichi

Garryaceae (Silk Tassel Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-660

Field Data Form: LBJWC-660.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-12-11
Accession Number: LBJWC-660
Collection Number: 0660
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Nance, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: River Fern Court

Latitude: 30.585010
Longitude: -97.990760
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 303 Elevation in M: 303

Habitat Data

Habitat: Savanna
Associated Taxa: Juniperus ashei, Platanus occidentalis, Toxicodendron radicans, Conoclinium coelestinum, Quercus buckleyi, Quercus fusiformis, Muhlenbergia lindheimeri, Helianthus maximiliani, Sorghastrum nutans
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay, brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled: 101-500 sq. m.
Population Size: 30

Inventory Data

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