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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.


Ibervillea lindheimeri

Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene

Balsam Gourd, Lindheimer's Globeberry, Globe Berry, Snake-apple, Balsam-apple

Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-753

Field Data Form: LBJWC-MM-753.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-07-11
Accession Number: LBJWC-MM-753
Collection Number: MM-753
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Atchison, A., Couvillean, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Hays
Location: Along roadsides in Purgatory Creek and Sink Creek watersheds, Ranch-to Market Road 12, Lime Kiln Road.

Latitude: 29.920970
Longitude: -97.929270
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 726 FT
Elevation in M: 221

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Mahonia trifoliolata, Quercus fusiformis, Juniperus ashei, Bothriochloa laguroides, Paspalum langei, Nassella leucotricha
Slope: <5
Geology: Cretaceous limestone
Soil Texture: Clay loam, brownish gray

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 30 plants sampled.
Population Size: 30
Specimen Notes: Marr, M. - LBJWC:In field:7-11-2006

Inventory Data

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