Carolina snailseed, Carolina coralbead, Carolina moonseed, Red berried moonseed, Carolina red berried moonseed Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family)
USDA Symbol:COCA USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Red-berried Moon Seed
Location: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Dr, on Canyon Lake Island.
Habitat: Plentiful on dry hillside.
Description: Perennial vine, climbing to 1.5-2m on small shrubs. Leaves variable, ovate in outline, minutely pubescent/all surfaces. White flowers in a panicle, each 3 mm across. Fruit a red drupe.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Jul 25, 1994
Specimen number: 154