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Matelea reticulata

Matelea reticulata (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Woodson

Pearl Milkweed Vine, Netted Milkvine, Green Milkweed Vine, Net Vein Milkvine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Symbol: MARE4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Matelea reticulata

Pearl Milkweed


Location: 5596 Hollyhock Rd. San Antonio. N.E. thicket
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Heavy shade with East exposure. Rich soil. Climbing into Ashe Juniper.

Description: Perennial vine with hairy stems. Cordate leaves with musty aroma. Green 5-petaled flowers with silver "pearl" center from axils.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: Apr. 24, 1991
Specimen number: 76

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0109
Accession Date: Dec. 8, 1991
Accession Number: 9

Annotations: SCXXB

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