Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3590

Woody vine
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare in GA & SC

Look for it in floodplain forests, 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calycocarpum lyonii   FAMILY Menispermaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cupseed, Lyonia-vine


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

        

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

        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_lyonii_cupseed

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


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