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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.


Mammillaria heyderi

Mammillaria heyderi Muehlenpf.

Little Nipple Cactus, Heyder Pincushion Cactus

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)
USDA Symbol: MAHE2

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1006

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1006.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-03-28
Accession Number: LBJWC-1006
Collection Number: 1006
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Crockett
Location: I-10 roadside, appox. 10 miles east of Ozona in highway right-of-way.

Latitude: 30.687500
Longitude: -101.059130
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 2460 FT
Elevation in M: 749

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Vicia ludoviciana, Lesquerella fendleri, Plantago sp., Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Aristida sp., Lithospermum incisum, Gaillardia suavis, Opuntia engelmannii, Verbena canescens, Oenothera sp., Glandularia bipinnatifida, Engelmannia peristenia
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Sandy

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 38 plants sampled.
Population Size: 50
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:3-27-2007

Inventory Data

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