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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.


Phemeranthus aurantiacus

Phemeranthus aurantiacus (Engelm.) Kiger

Orange Flameflower, Flameflower, Fameflower, Talinum

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)
USDA Symbol: PHAU13

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1946

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1946.pdf
Collection Date: 2017-09-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-1946
Collection Number: SL2017-021
Organization: LBJWC-1946
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: M. Marr

Location Data

Country: USA
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: TX
County: Hays
Municipality: City of San Marcos
Location: Ringtail Ridge, Ridge Loop Trail (northeast segment)

Latitude: 29.904071
Longitude: -97.967256
Altitude: 979 ft
land_owner: City of San Marcos

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Prosopis glandulosa, Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri, Mahonia trifoliolata, Salvia engelmannii, Bouteoloua curtipendula, Cynanchum racemosum
Modifying Factors: none
Land Form: ridge
Land Use: conservation and recreation
Slope: 2
Aspect: NA
Geology: residuum weathered from limestone
Soil Texture: clay
Soil Color: not recorded

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 26
Population Size: 26
Area Sampled: 1
Area Unit: acre
Seed From: 26
Habit: subshrub
Height: 12 inches
Use: Native plant materials development
Specimen Notes: Flowers yellow

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 300 seeds
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