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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.


Styrax americanus

Styrax americanus Lam.

American Snowbell, American Snowbells, American Silverbells, Big-leaf Snowbell, Storax

Styracaceae (Storax Family)
USDA Symbol: STAM4

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1081

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1081.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-30
Accession Number: LBJWC-1081
Collection Number: 1081
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Ohlsson-Salmon, R., Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 35E
Phytoregion_full: South Central Plains
State: Texas
County: Marion
Geog_area: Carter's Chute and Goat Island
Location: Caddo Lake WMA. Hwy. 43N to Andrew's Road, follow private oil company road to Goat Island and WMA. Population is located at edge of Carter's Chute and Goat Island in a depression.

Latitude: 32.758300
Longitude: -94.147130
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 164 FT
Elevation in M: 49

land_owner: USFWS

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Taxodium distichum, Brunnichia ovata, Smilax bona-nox, Cyperus sp., Vaccinium arboreum
Slope: <1
Geology: Wilcox and Midway Groups
Soil Texture: Muck, 10YR 5.3

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 10 plants sampled.
Population Size: 10
Specimen Notes: Ohlsson-Salmon, R., Adams, V. - LBJWC:In field:4-4-2007

Inventory Data

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