Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4220

Herbaceous vine; Forb
Perennial

Native: south Florida
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Stems twining, yellow-green to orange, with scalelike, 1mm, alternate leaves

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Whitish-green
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 tepals
9 fertile stamens, 3(6) staminodes
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Black
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Laurales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cassytha filiformis   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cassytha filiformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Dodder Laurel, Devil's Gut, Love-vine


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