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.
Saururus cernuus L.
Lizard's Tail, Lizard Tail, Breastweed, Water DragonSaururaceae (Lizard's-Tail Family)
USDA Symbol: SACE
Accession Number: LBJWC-1078Field Data Form: LBJWC-1078.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-21
Accession Number: LBJWC-1078
Collection Number: 1078
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Ohlsson-Salmon, R., Adams, V., Fitch, K.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
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
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 222 FT
Elevation in M: 67 land_owner: State of Texas
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Juncus effusus, Juncus coriaceus, Smilax bona-nox, Vaccinium arboreum, Acer rubrum, Ulmus alata, Sideroxylon lanuginosum
Geology: Wilcox and Midway Groups
Soil Texture: Much, 10YR 5.3
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 100 plants sampled.
Population Size: 300
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R. - LBJWC:In field:5-19-2007