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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Apocynaceae


Amsonia - [maps | photos]

Apocynum - [maps | photos]

Asclepias - [maps | photos]

  • Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woods.
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Upland
    Common Name: green milkweed
             • Acerates hirtella Pennell
             • Asclepias pulchra Ehrh. ex Willd.
             • Acerates viridiflora (Raf.) Pursh ex Eat.
             • Asclepiodora viridis (Walt.) Gray

Cynanchum - [maps | photos]

  • Cynanchum laeve (Michx.) Pers.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: honeyvine
             • Ampelamus albidus (Nutt.) Britton

Matelea - [maps | photos]

             • Gonolobus carolinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex J.A. Schultes, non Nutt.
  • Matelea gonocarpos (Walt.) Shinners
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: angularfruit milkvine
             • Gonolobus gonocarpos (Walt.) Perry
             • Gonolobus shortii Gray
             • Gonolobus obliquus (Jacq.) R. Br. ex J.A. Schultes

Trachelospermum - [maps | photos]

Vinca - [maps | photos]

  • Vinca major * L.
    Common Name: greater periwinkle, graveyard plant
  • Vinca minor * L.
    Common Name: common periwinkle, graveyard plant

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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