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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.


Saururus cernuus

Saururus cernuus L.

Lizard's Tail, Lizard Tail, Breastweed, Water Dragon

Saururaceae (Lizard's-Tail Family)

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1078

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1078.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1078
Collection Number: 1078
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Ohlsson-Salmon, R., Adams, V., Fitch, K.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 31E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Marion
Location: Caddo Lake State Park/WMA. FM 727 heading south just past volunteer fire dept. located on east side of road), entrance to gated WMA property is opposite on west side of road. Population is on left in a depression after passing a pole bard.

Latitude: 32.728610
Longitude: -97.082500
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 222 FT
Elevation in M: 67

land_owner: State of Texas

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Juncus effusus, Juncus coriaceus, Smilax bona-nox, Vaccinium arboreum, Acer rubrum, Ulmus alata, Sideroxylon lanuginosum
Slope: <5
Geology: Wilcox and Midway Groups
Soil Texture: Much, 10YR 5.3

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 300
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R. - LBJWC:In field:5-19-2007

Inventory Data

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