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Cocculus diversifolius

Cocculus diversifolius DC.

Correhuela, Snailseed

Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family)

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USDA Symbol: codi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Apex: Obtuse , Retuse
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Climber
Fruit: Black, Blue

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , TX
Native Habitat: Chaparral & brush country

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Caliche type, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Attractive, Fruits ornamental, Blooms ornamental, Twines on fences & other plants
Use Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Fruit-birds, Browse
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Cocculus diversifolius in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cocculus diversifolius in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cocculus diversifolius

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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