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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.


Vachellia rigidula

Vachellia rigidula (Benth.) Seigler & Ebinger

Blackbrush Acacia, Blackbrush, Chaparro Prieto, Gavia

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-14

Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-06-07
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-14
Collection Number: MLE-14
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Dent, D.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Val Verde
Location: Shumla Ranch, ca 2 miles on the east side of Highway 90 north of Pecos River.

Latitude: 29.789450
Longitude: -101.367610
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1440 FT
Elevation in M: 438

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Echinocereus enneacanthus, Jatropha dioica, Yucca torreyi, Prosopis glandulosa, Acacia berlandieri, Acacia constricta, Acacia farnesiana, Echinocactus horizonthalonius, Echinocactus texensis, Opuntia engelmannii, Agave lechuguilla
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Silt/sand mix, grayish tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300+
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:6-6-2006

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 2010 seeds
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