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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.


Hechtia glomerata

Hechtia glomerata Zucc.


Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family)
USDA Symbol: HEGL7

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1049

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1049.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-06-14
Accession Number: LBJWC-1049
Collection Number: 1049
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Castillo, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 30N
Phytoregion_full: Southern Texas Plains
State: Texas
County: Starr
Location: Martinez Ranch, SW corner of property.

Latitude: 26.465360
Longitude: -98.963780
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 262 FT
Elevation in M: 79

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Opuntia engelmannii, Yucca treculeana, Menodora longiflora, Agave americana, Prosopis glandulosa, Hymenopappus scabiosaeus, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Echinocereus enneacanthus, Ephedra antisyphilitica, Hibiscus martianus, Parkinsonia texana, Karwinskia humboldtiana, Acacia berlandieri, Echinocereus reichenbachii, Mammillaria sphaerica
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Sand, gravel

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 200
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:5-10-2007

Inventory Data

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