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
Moon-seed Vine, Snailseed
Location: 30 m E of Tobin Estate front gate & on N side of the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Well shaded in a line of trees/shrubs of an old fence. Normal moisture. Alkaline soil, moderated by humus.
Description: Stiff vine, climbing to 3 m. Leaves deltoid to hastately lobed, mucronate to 6 cm long x 7 cm wide, petiolate. Flowers in axillary panicles, greenish, unisexual. Fruit not present.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 26, 1987
Specimen number: 270