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Chiococca parvifolia

Chiococca parvifolia Wullschl. ex Griseb.

Pineland Milkberry, Snowberry

Rubiaceae (Madder family)

Synonym(s): Chiococca pinetorum

USDA Symbol: CHPA17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Sprawling shrub, up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Flatwoods, coastal hammocks, shell mounds, dunes, roadsides.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-06-29
Research By: CBR

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