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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.


Echinocereus stramineus

Echinocereus stramineus (Engelm.) F. Seitz

Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus, Pitaya

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)
USDA Symbol: ECST2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-2

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-002.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-07-29
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-2
Collection Number: PM-2
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Miles, S., Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Presidio
Location: Lely Ranch, southeast corner.

Latitude: 29.536850
Longitude: -104.262880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 2751 FT
Elevation in M: 838

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Jatropha dioica var. dioica, Coryphantha macromeris, Larrea tridentata, Opuntia rufida, Opuntia macrocentra, Opuntia polyacantha, Echinocactus horizonthalonius, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Grusonia schottii, Fouquieria splendens
Geology: Igneous
Soil Texture: Loose sand, light brown

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: E. enneacanthus occurs in the same area (did not see an
Population Size: 300

Inventory Data

MSB: 20000 seeds
LBJWC: 12000 seeds
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