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Cynanchum racemosum (Talayote)
Livings, Hal

Cynanchum racemosum

Cynanchum racemosum (Jacq.) Jacq.


Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: CYRA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems twining, up to about 15 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Distribution: South Texas

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-09
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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