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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.


Leucaena retusa

Leucaena retusa Benth.

Goldenball Leadtree, Littleleaf Leadtree, Little Leucaena, Lemonball, Wahoo Tree

Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: LERE5

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1097

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1097.pdf
Collection Date: 2007-08-16
Accession Number: LBJWC-1097
Collection Number: 1097
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Manning, P., Belkin, L., Freeman, C., Freeman, G.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 24E
Phytoregion_full: Chihuahuan Deserts
State: Texas
County: Brewster
Location: 12 miles S of Hwy. 90 off of Beef Canyon/Bullis Gap Road. Turn off is ca. 15 miles W of Sanderson. Population along shoulders of wash.

Latitude: 30.016660
Longitude: -102.687720
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

land_owner: Private

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Diospyros texana, Fraxinus greggii, Acacia roemeriana, Acalypha phleoides, Mimosa sp., Ungnadia speciosa, Cercis canadensis var. mexicana, Eysenhardtia texana
Aspect: Variable
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Clay, silt, sand, gravel, white

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.
Population Size: 150

Inventory Data

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