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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.


Tillandsia recurvata

Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

Small Ball Moss, Ball Moss

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-717

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-717.pdf
Collection Date: 2010-01-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-717
Collection Number: MM-717
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Bermudez, E.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Hays
Municipality: San Marcos
Location: Aquarena Center, hillside on west side of Spring Lake.

Latitude: 29.893880
Longitude: -97.929630
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 572 FT
Elevation in M: 174

land_owner: Texas State University

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis
Modifying Factors: None
Land Use: Conservation
Slope: 20%
Aspect: SE
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay loam, black

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 165 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Area Sampled: 0.1
Area Unit: acre
Seed From: Plants
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC :In field:1-26-2005

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 1700 seeds
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