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NAMES
Family Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
Genus Species Matelea reticulata
Synonyms Gonolobus reticulatus
Common Names Pearl Milkweed Vine, Pearl Net Leaf Milkweed Vine, Green Milkweed Vine, Net Vein Milkvine, Netted Milkvine
Etymology
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DESCRIPTION
Duration Perennial
Habit Twining Vine
Size 6-12 feet
Leaves
Leaf Retention
Flowers
Flower Colors
Bloom Time
Fruit
Seeds
Thorns or Spines
Stems and Trunk
Bark
Roots
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Description Comments
Description Notes
LOCATION
Distribution
County Cameron
USDA Profile MARE4
USDA Hardy Zone
Native to Area
RGV Sightings
On Display
Location Comments
Location Notes Resaca de la Palma State Park
PROPAGATION
Water Requirement
Light Requirement
Soil Moisture
Soil Type
Habitat
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Propagation Notes
USES
Commercial
Ornamental
Garden
Hedges
Lawn
Exotic
Uses Comments
LEGAL STATUS
Invasive
Pest
Endangered
Legal Notes
ETHNOBOTANY
Folk Wisdom
Edible
Symbolism or Ceremonial
Poisonous
Fuel
Construction
Wood
Fibers
Oil
Soap
Wax
Dye
Chemicals
Solvents
Adhesives
Reactants
Fluids
Alcohol
Fragrance
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Utility Notes
DOMESTIC ANIMAL USE
Horses
Cattle
Sheep
Goat
Swine
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Domestic Animal Notes
WILDLIFE USE
Deer
Predators
Small Mammals
Rodents
Birds
Butterflies Host plant for Queen and Monarch
Insects
Reptiles
Worms
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Wildlife Comments
Field Notes
References
Photography Credits John Wagman 04/17/2016, Cameron County TX, Resaca del la Palma State Park
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Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
Genus Species: Matelea reticulata
Synonyms: Gonolobus reticulatus
Common Names: Pearl Milkweed Vine, Pearl Net Leaf Milkweed Vine, Green Milkweed Vine, Net Vein Milkvine, Netted Milkvine


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