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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.


Yucca thompsoniana

Yucca thompsoniana Trel.

Thompson's Yucca, Thompson Yucca, Beaked Yucca, Big Bend Yucca, Soyate, Palmita, Trans-Pecos Yucca

Agavaceae (Century-Plant Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1074

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1074.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-07-05
Accession Number: LBJWC-1074
Collection Number: 1074
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Brewster
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
Longitude: -103.464710
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 4007 FT
Elevation in M: 1221

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Acacia greggii, Parthenium incanum, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Opuntia sp., Aloysia wrightii, Ephedra aspera, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua ramosa
Slope: 30
Aspect: E and SE
Geology: Rhyolite, other igneous outcrops of limestone
Soil Texture: Sand and gravel, reddish beige

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 150 plants sampled.
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Manning, P. - Sul Ross University:In Field:4-19-2007

Inventory Data

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