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.
Yucca thompsoniana Trel.
Thompson's yucca, Thompson yucca, Beaked yucca, Big Bend yucca, Soyate, PalmitaAgavaceae (Century-Plant Family)
USDA Symbol: YUTH
Accession Number: LBJWC-1074Field Data Form: LBJWC-1074.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-07-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1074
Collection Number: 1074
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
Geog_area: Christmas Mountains
Location: Property of C. Ohl, circa 65 miles south of Alpine on Highway 118, in NW Christmas Mountains, on southwest side of property. Latitude: 29.483710
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 4007 FT
Elevation in M: 1221 land_owner: Private
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Acacia greggii, Parthenium incanum, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Opuntia sp., Aloysia wrightii, Ephedra aspera, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua ramosa
Aspect: E and SE
Geology: Rhyolite, other igneous outcrops of limestone
Soil Texture: Sand and gravel, reddish beige
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Manning, P. - Sul Ross University:In Field:4-19-2007