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Digital Herbaria

Nekemias arborea

Nekemias arborea (L.) J. Wen & Boggan


Vitaceae (Grape Family)

USDA Symbol: NEAR5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Nekemias arborea



Location: Creekside, just NE of low-water crossing of Salado Creek on road from main base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Damp, alluvial soil, often flooded.

Description: Bushy, high-climbing vine, nearly glabrous. Leaves petiolate, triangular to ovate in outline, twice-pinnate, 15+ cm long. Leaflets rhombic-ovate, acute to acuminate at apex, rounded to cuneate at base, the longest 3+ cm long, coarsely cut-toothed, dark- green above, lighter beneath. Cymes short. Berries black, pulpy, sub-globose, 1-1.5 cm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 5, 1994
Specimen number: 685

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0967
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)

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