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.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Morella cerifera (L.) Small
Wax Myrtle , Southern Wax Myrtle, Southern Bayberry, Eastern Bayberry, Bayberry, Candleberry, Tallow ShrubMyricaceae (Bayberry Family)
USDA Symbol: MOCE2
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-40Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-10-02
Accession Number: LBJWC-MLE-40
Collection Number: MLE-40
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Chapmann, S., Hallowell, T., Hallowell, J.
Location DataCountry: US
Location: Railroad easement ca 50 yeards west of Highway 69 on the south side of County Road 1550. Latitude: 30.580550
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 134 FT
Elevation in M: 40
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Hydrolea ovata, Andropogon glomeratus, Chasmanthium latifolium, Paspalum floridanum, Bidens frondosa, Conoclinium coelestinum, Commelina erecta, Cyperus pseudovegetus, Cyrilla racemiflora, Ilex decidua, Juncus coriaceus, Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Magnolia virginiana, Saururus cernuus, Hyptis alata, Sarracenia alata
Soil Texture: Clay/silt mix, grayish brown
Collection DataPlants Sampled: Some plants did not produce fruit. 50+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 70
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field