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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Platanus occidentalis L.
American Sycamore, Eastern Sycamore, American Plane Tree, Plane Tree, Buttonwood, Buttonball TreePlatanaceae (Plane-tree Family)
USDA Symbol: PLOC
Accession Number: LBJWC-716Field Data Form: LBJWC-716.pdf
Collection Date: 2010-01-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-716
Collection Number: 0716
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
Municipality: San Marcos
Location: Blance Shoals Greenbelt; Blanco River at I-35. Latitude: 29.907020
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 559 FT
Elevation in M: 170
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Acer negundo, Taxodium distichum, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Panicum sp., Xanthium strumarium
Soil Texture: White gravel
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 21 plants sampled
Population Size: 50