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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.


Escobaria tuberculosa

Escobaria tuberculosa (Engelm.) Britton & Rose

Whitecolumn Foxtail Cactus, Cob Beehive Cactus, White-column Foxtail Cactus, White Star

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-9

Field Data Form: LBJWC-PM-009.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-10-03
Accession Number: LBJWC-PM-9
Collection Number: PM-9
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Goff, M., Ceniceros, J.

Location Data

Country: US
State: Texas
County: Presidio
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
Longitude: -104.322060
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 4100 FT
Elevation in M: 1249

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Bouteloua ramosa, Bouteloua curtipendula, Parthenium incanum, Fouquieria splendens, Agave lechuguilla, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Dalea formosa, Opuntia sp., Acacia neovernicosa, Acacia greggii
Slope: 45%
Aspect: SSW
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Rocky, gravelly, silty, light beige to white to reddish

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 300 plants sampled.
Population Size: 900

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
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