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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.


Lyonia mariana

Lyonia mariana (L.) D. Don

Piedmont Staggerbush, Staggerbush

Ericaceae (Heath Family)
USDA Symbol: LYMA2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-19

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MLE-019.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-07-24
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-19
Collection Number: MLE-19
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Hardin
Location: Sandyland Sanctuary, north of railroad, adjacent to lily pod.

Latitude: 30.386560
Longitude: -94.256730
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 46 FT
Elevation in M: 14

land_owner: The Nature Conservancy

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Pinus taeda, Pinus palustris, Acer rubrum, Toxicodendron radicans, Rhynchospora gracilenta, Carex tenax, Ilex ambigua, Asclepias longifolia, Asclepias tuberosa, Tradescantia hirsutiflora, Scleria triglomerata, Cyrilla racemiflora, Croton argyranthemus, Schizachyrium scoparium, Sporobolus junceus
Geology: Unknown
Soil Texture: Sand, white

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 50
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-23-06

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 5000 seeds
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