Matelea biflora (Raf.) Woodson
Purple Milkweed Vine, Star Milkvine
Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)USDA Symbol: MABI6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Purple Milkweed Vine
Location: N side of Canyon Lake on Canyon Lake Island. On road-cut at 801 Military Drive.
Habitat: Scarce in grassy, semi-shady areas.
Description: Stems, radiating from a woody rootstock, grow to 60 cm long. All parts are coverd with long, spreading hairs. Flowers, in pairs, are star-shaped and dark purple.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: May 14, 1993
Specimen number: 133
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0371
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 29 Annotations: SCXXC