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Matelea carolinensis

Common Name(s):
Climbing milkweed
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Spring into early summer
Foliage:
Twining vine with milky sap; 2-4 in. heart-shaped leaves
Flower:
Maroon flowers
Site:
Open deciduous woods, stream banks

NCCES plant id: 2657

Matelea carolinensis Matelea carolinensis
Suzanne Cadwell, CC BY-NC-2.0
Matelea carolinensis Matelea carolinensis
Matt Tillett, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0