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 Seed Bank Curator.
Escobaria tuberculosa (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Whitecolumn Foxtail Cactus, Cob Beehive Cactus, White-column Foxtail Cactus, White StarCactaceae (Cactus Family)
USDA Symbol: ESTU
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-9Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-009.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-03
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-9
Collection Number: PM-9
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Goff, M., Ceniceros, J.
Location DataCountry: US
Location: Cibollo Creek Ranch, southeast of headquarters ca 7/10 of a mile. On hills above a steep limestone roadcut on east side of road. Latitude: 29.856380
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 4100 FT
Elevation in M: 1249
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Bouteloua ramosa, Bouteloua curtipendula, Parthenium incanum, Fouquieria splendens, Agave lechuguilla, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Dalea formosa, Opuntia sp., Acacia neovernicosa, Acacia greggii
Soil Texture: Rocky, gravelly, silty, light beige to white to reddish
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.
Population Size: 900