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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.


Echinocactus horizonthalonius

Echinocactus horizonthalonius Lem.

Devilshead, Eagle Claws, Turk's Head, Devil's Head

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-14

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-014.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-20
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-14
Collection Number: PM-14
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Presidio
Location: East side of Lely Ranch along Casa Piedra Road, ca 5-6 miles north of junction with Ranch Road 170.

Latitude: 0.000000
Longitude: 0.000000
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Agave sp., Larrea tridentata, Prosopis glandulosa, Acacia neovernicosa, Dasyochloa pulchella
Aspect: Varying
Geology: Igneous gravel alluvium
Soil Texture: Silt and sand, reddish beige

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

MSB: 5000 seeds
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