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.
Batis maritima L.
Turtleweed, Seaside SaltwortBataceae (Saltwort Family)
USDA Symbol: BAMA5
Accession Number: LBJWC-1094Field Data Form: LBJWC-1094.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-09-06
Accession Number: LBJWC-1094
Collection Number: 1094
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Eason, M., Hickmott, D.
Location DataCountry: US
Phytoregion_full: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Municipality: Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Location: Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Boca Chica tract: species common throughout all lower areas. Latitude: 25.954380
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 1 FT
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Sesuvium portulacastrum, Amaranthus greggii, Blutaparon vermiculare, Borrichia frutescens, Erigeron procumbens, Cakile geniculata, Ipomoea pes-caprae, Salicornia depressa, Salicornia bigelovii, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Dalea emarginata, Monanthochloe littoralis, Portulaca pilosa, Avicennia germinans, Rhizophora mangle, Lycium carolinianum
Soil Texture: Sandy-clay
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 2000+ plants sampled.
Population Size: 5000
Specimen Notes: Eason, M. - LBJWC:In field:9-6-2007