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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: E. edge of Salado Creek, 20 m S of low water crossing on road from main base of Ft. Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Thick grove of Sambucus. Moist clay, sometimes inundated. Full sun.

Description: Bushy, high climbing vine, nearly glabrous. Leaves petiolate, deltoid to ovate overall, twice-pinnate, 15+ cm long. Leaflets rhombic-ovate, acute to acuminate at apex, rounded to cuneate at base, to 3+ cm long, coarsely cut-toothed. Berries black, pulpy, sub-globose, 1-1.5 cm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 5, 1994
Specimen number: 651

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0935
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)

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