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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.


Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore, Eastern Sycamore, American Plane Tree, Plane Tree, Buttonwood, Buttonball Tree

Platanaceae (Plane-tree Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-716

Field Data Form: LBJWC-716.pdf
Collection Date: 2010-01-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-716
Collection Number: 0716
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 32N
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: San Marcos
Location: Blance Shoals Greenbelt; Blanco River at I-35.

Latitude: 29.907020
Longitude: -97.895360
Georeference Source: GPS
Altitude: 559 FT
Elevation in M: 170

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Acer negundo, Taxodium distichum, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Panicum sp., Xanthium strumarium
Slope: <5
Geology: limestone
Soil Texture: White gravel

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 21 plants sampled
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

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