OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Apocynaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003)
Ampelamus laevis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 157-02-001:
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gonolobus laevis

 

COMMON NAME:
Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine


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image of Cynanchum laeve, Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cyla_002_lvd

        

image of Cynanchum laeve, Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gola5_001_lvd

        

image of Cynanchum laeve, Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_cynanchum_laeve_4

August        

Stalked clusters of small flowers in axils. Petals erect, spreading slightly, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Cynanchum laeve, Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_cynanchum_laeve_5

August        

Leaves long-stalked, triangular, with a wide rounded basal sinus, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Cynanchum laeve, Bluevine, Sandvine, Honeyvine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_cynanchum_laeve_7

August        

Follicles smooth, lance-ovoid, 11-16cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003)
Ampelamus laevis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 157-02-001:
Cynanchum laeve   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gonolobus laevis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3309

Herbaceous vine; Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomlands and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Follicle

 

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