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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.


Eryngium leavenworthii

Eryngium leavenworthii Torr. & A. Gray

Leavenworth's Eryngo, Eryngo, False Purple Thistle

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
USDA Symbol: ERLE11

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-706

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-706.pdf
Collection Date: 2005-11-01
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-706
Collection Number: MM-706
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Lampasas
Location: County Road 2200; west of US Highway 281 and east of first set of railroad tracks. Roadside between Caliche Road and fenceline in ranching country.

Latitude: 31.127250
Longitude: -98.217930
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 1216 FT
Elevation in M: 370

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Sideroxylon lanuginosum, Yucca pallida, Oenothera macrocarpa, Liatris mucronata, Bothriochloa laguroides, Aristida purpurea, Schizachyrium scoparium
Slope: 5-10%
Aspect: Varies
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Gravelly clay loam, brownish gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 200
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:11-1-2005

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