Nekemias arborea (L.) J. Wen & Boggan
Vitaceae (Grape Family)USDA Symbol: NEAR5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: E. edge of Salado Creek, 20 m S of low water crossing on road from main base of Ft. Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Habitat: Thick grove of Sambucus. Moist clay, sometimes inundated. Full sun.
Description: Bushy, high climbing vine, nearly glabrous. Leaves petiolate, deltoid to ovate overall, twice-pinnate, 15+ cm long. Leaflets rhombic-ovate, acute to acuminate at apex, rounded to cuneate at base, to 3+ cm long, coarsely cut-toothed. Berries black, pulpy, sub-globose, 1-1.5 cm dia.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 5, 1994
Specimen number: 651
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0935
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73 Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)