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Funastrum cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides (Fringed twinevine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Funastrum cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides

Funastrum cynanchoides (Decne.) Schltr. ssp. cynanchoides

Fringed Twinevine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Synonym(s): Funastrum cynanchoides var. subtruncatum, Sarcostemma cynanchoides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

5 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems twining, up to about 6 feet long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AR , AZ , NM , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0491 Collected Jun 25, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Funastrum cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Funastrum cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Funastrum cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides


Record Modified: 2023-01-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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