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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.


Datura quercifolia

Datura quercifolia Kunth

Chinese Thorn-apple, Oak-leaf Thorn Apple, Oak Leaved Angel's Trumpet

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-16

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-016.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-22
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-16
Collection Number: PM-16
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Eason, M., Orr, J., Belkin, L.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Jeff Davis
Location: Cherry Canyon Ranch, north end of Davis Mountains, ca Toyahvale. 8 miles south of FM 3078.

Latitude: 30.889660
Longitude: -104.021560
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 4407 FT
Elevation in M: 1343

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Fraxinus velutina, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Quercus emoryi, Sphaeralcea sp., Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Aloysia gratissima, Panicum virgatum, Leptochloa dubia, Bouteloua curtipendula, Verbesina encelioides, Ipomoea cristulata
Aspect: N
Geology: Igneous rhyolite
Soil Texture: Sand, silt, red to reddish brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50-100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 1000
Use: Cornelius Barry (Michigan State University) will use seeds to metabolic diversity of members of the Solanales. (August 2016)

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
LBJWC: 12006 seeds
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