USDA Symbol:CLDR USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Texas Virgin's Bower
Location: N side of East-West path & 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Clamboring & climbing by twining petioles on shrubs and into low trees. Much shaded; nominal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Dioecious, perennial vine, woody near base. Stems to 3 m long. Leaves opposite, pinnately 5-7 parted, long petioled. Leaflets variously toothed. Flowers simple or sparsely flowered, bracteate, axillary. Petals none. Sepals 4, sericeous, 12 mm long. Sterile filaments as long as sepals. Achene tails very slender, many, white, elongating with maturity.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 28, 1987
Specimen number: 230