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Cardiospermum dissectum

Cardiospermum dissectum (S. Watson) Radlk.

Chihuahuan Balloon Vine, Balloon Vine, Slashleaf Heartseed, Love in a Puff

Sapindaceae (Soapberry family)


USDA Symbol: CADI15

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Climbing stems up to about 10 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Habitat: Gravelly soil on open brushy hills.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cardiospermum dissectum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cardiospermum dissectum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cardiospermum dissectum


Record Modified: 2021-07-09
Research By: CBR

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