Matelea gonocarpos (Walter) Shinners
Anglepod, Angularfruit milkvine
Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)USDA Symbol: MAGO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Northwest corner of wooden footbridge--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Climbing on Rosa bracteata. Full sun; moist, alkaline, alluvial soil. Common, but scattered; often in shade.
Description: High climbing, twining, woody vine; branches slender, internodes 8 cm. Leaves opposite, petioled (2+ cm), cordate, acute or obtuse apically, about 1.5 x longer than wide. Flowers many in umbelliform clusters. Peduncle equal to the associated pedicel. Flowers dark purplish/green-purplish. Fruit absent.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 241
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0468
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36 Annotations: SCXXB