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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.


Argemone aenea

Argemone aenea G.B. Ownbey

Golden Pricklypoppy, Golden Prickly Poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-18

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MLE-018.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-05-18
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-18
Collection Number: MLE-18
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Val Verde
Location: Disturbed area ca 5 miles north of Del Rio on Highway 90 (west side).

Latitude: 29.447230
Longitude: -100.923030
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1117 FT
Elevation in M: 340

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Acacia rigidula, Opuntia engelmannii, Nyctaginia capitata, Lantana urticoides, Sophora secundiflora, Prosopis glandulosa, Opuntia leptocaulis, Acleisanthes longiflora, Acacia berlandieri, Thelesperma simplicifolium, Aristida purpurea
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Silt/mand mix, grayish tan

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Woody species recently removed mechanically. 100+ plant
Population Size: 100
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:From pressed specimen on day of collection:5-12-2006

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 5566 seeds
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