Cynanchum barbigerum (Scheele) Shinners
Bearded Swallow-wort, Thicket Threadvine
Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
Synonym(s): Metastelma barbigerum
USDA Symbol: cyba
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Native Habitat: Climbing vine on boulders and shrubs in South Texas and Edwards Plateau.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Conditions Comments: Needs support or something to grow on; attracts Varigated Fritillary Butterfly.
Deer Resistant: High
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0681 Collected Jul 18, 1992 in Bandera County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0490 Collected Jun 23, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Cynanchum barbigerum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cynanchum barbigerum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cynanchum barbigerum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2018-10-24
Research By: NPC