USDA Symbol:CLDR USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Texas Virgin's Bower
Location: North of East-West path & 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Clamboring over small shrubs & climbing by twining petioles into low trees. Mostly shaded; nominal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Dioecious, perennial vine, woody at base, branches to 3 m long, striate. Leaves opposite, long petioled, 5-7 parted pinnately. Leaflets short stalked, variously toothed. Flowers in panicles, simple/few flowered, axillary, long peduncled, bracteate, apetalous. Sepals 4, sericeous, greenish-white, persistant, crenulate at maturity. Stamens shorter than sepals. No pistils.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 229