USDA Symbol: MAED
USDA Native Status:
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Cordate , Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Native Distribution: Edwards Plateau of Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: In stony or gravelly soils in open woodlands, climbing on other plants.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Matelea edwardsensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Matelea edwardsensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Matelea edwardsensis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-09-02
Research By: TWC Staff