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Matelea edwardsensis (Plateau milkvine)
Carr, Bill

Matelea edwardsensis

Matelea edwardsensis Correll

Plateau milkvine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: maed

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Cordate , Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom 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 Directory

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

NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX


Bibref 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 resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2011-09-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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