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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Calycocarpum lyonii   FAMILY Menispermaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calycocarpum lyonii   FAMILY Menispermaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cupseed, Lyonia-vine


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image of Calycocarpum lyonii, Cupseed, Lyonia-vine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caly2_001_lvd

        

image of Calycocarpum lyonii, Cupseed, Lyonia-vine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_caly2_003_lvd

        

image of Calycocarpum lyonii, Cupseed, Lyonia-vine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_lyonii_cupseed

July        

Leaves not peltate, 3-7-lobed, lobes acute, sinuses usually deep, base cordate, per Weakley's Flora.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Calycocarpum lyonii   FAMILY Menispermaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calycocarpum lyonii   FAMILY Menispermaceae

 

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3590

Woody vine
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare in GA & SC

Habitat: Mesic upland, riparian, and bottomland forests, stream banks, wet hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles to 28cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
6-9 sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Green at maturity, then darkening
Drupe

 

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