The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
San Antonio Botanical Garden
The conservation of Lesquerella thamnophila is fully sponsored.
Distribution & Occurrence
Tamaulipan thorn scrub, gravelly soils, sparsely vegetated shrublands communities of upland habitats with shallow, fast draining, highly erosional soils and semi-arid climate near the Rio Grande.
|annual, dramatic population fluctuations from year to year 3-4 populations known from South Texas 10,000 individuals (in a good year) in 3 unprotected populations. Currently known from only four populations in Starr and Zapata Counties in southern Texas.|