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 Conservation Program Manager.
Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.
Small ball moss, Ball mossBromeliaceae (Airplant Family)
USDA Symbol: TIRE
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-717Field Data Form:
Collection Date: 2010-01-27
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-717
Collection Number: MM-717
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Bermudez, E.
Location DataCountry: US
Municipality: San Marcos
Location: Aquarena Center, hillside on west side of Spring Lake. Latitude: 29.893880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 572 FT
Elevation in M: 174
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Quercus fusiformis
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay loam, black
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 165 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC :In field:1-26-2005