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Cynanchum barbigerum (Scheele) Shinners
Bearded swallow-wort, Cynanchum, Thicket Threadvine
Synonym(s): Metastelma barbigerum
USDA Symbol: cyba
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Vine Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: TX Native Habitat:
on boulders and shrubs in South Texas and Edwards Plateau.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Conditions Comments: Needs support or something to grow on; attracts Varigated Fritillary Butterfly.
Deer Resistant: High
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0681
Collected Jul 18, 1992 in Bandera County by Harry CliffeNPSOT 0490
Collected Jun 23, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: NPC