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Digital Herbaria

Cynanchum barbigerum

Cynanchum barbigerum (Scheele) Shinners

Bearded Swallow-wort, Thicket Threadvine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cynanchum barbigerum

Bearded Swallow-Wort


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry limestone soil, in full sun. Trailing/twining over slopes/shrubs.

Description: Thin, wiry, well-branched vine. Leaves petioled to 3.5 mm, opposite, linear-oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, 8x30 mm, broadly rounded basally, acute apically, medium green above, lighter beneath, margins revolute when dry. Corymbs of 4-5 flowers axillary, sub-sessile or short peduncled. Corolla lobes-5, linear-lanceolate, whitish, glabrous out, long pilose inside.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 473

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0681
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SCXXN

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