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Asclepiadaceae

Matelea cynanchoides (Engelm. & A.Gray) Woodson

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Matelea Status: Valid

Common Names:

  • MILKVINE - English, United States of America

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Plant with odor like that of burned rubber, usually ascending to suberect; stems 15-50 cm long.

Other

Notes: Loose sandy soils, open oak woods; Montague, Navarro, Parker, Tarrant, and Young cos.; se and e TX w to Edwards Plateau and Rolling Plains. Apr-Aug. (cynanchoides: resembling Cynanchum—swallow-wort),