Digital Herbaria

Cocculus carolinus

Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.

Carolina snailseed, Carolina coralbead, Carolina moonseed, Red berried moonseed, Carolina red berried moonseed

Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Cocculus carolinus

Red-berried Moon Seed


Location: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Dr, on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Jul 25, 1994
Specimen number: 154

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0439
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1993
Accession Number: 35

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