Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read a taxonomic advisory regarding Sandvine and Swallow-wort from Alan Weakley and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Read more about Bluevine at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine
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Stalked clusters of small flowers in axils. Petals erect, spreading slightly, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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Leaves long-stalked, triangular, with a wide rounded basal sinus, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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Follicles smooth, lance-ovoid, 11-16cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.