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Cocculus carolinus

Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.

Carolina Snailseed, Carolina Coralbead, Carolina Moonseed, Red Berried Moonseed, Carolina Red Berried Moonseed

Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cocculus carolinus

Moonseed-Vine, Carolina Snailseed


Location: 90 m S of Campden Circle & midway from Oakwell Farms Pky to Ira Lee Rd--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Climbing/twining in shade of shrubs & small trees.

Description: Stout, unarmed, woody vine. Exstipulate. Leaves cordate, dark-green above, lighter & downy beneath, 5x5 cm overall, emarginate. Flowers not present. Fruit a fleshy, red drupe, ovoid, 5 mm dia, drying black, one-seeded. Seed brown, rough, flattened, crescent shaped.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 9, 1993
Specimen number: 509

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0772
Accession Date: May 26, 1994
Accession Number: 58

Annotations: Monoecious/pistillate (In fruit) SXFXB

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