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    • Apocynaceae
    • Asclepiadaceae
  • English
    • Dogbanes
  • Spanish
    • Venenillos y Flores de mayo

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Recent observations

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julio

Date

September 6, 2014

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milagrosyepez

Date

September 15, 2014

Description

Vinca major is a trailing vine, spreading along the ground and rooting along the stems to form dense masses of groundcover individually 2–5 m across and scrambling up to 50–70 cm high.
The leaves are opposite, nearly orbicular at the base of the stems and lanceolate at the apex, 3–9 cm long and 2–6 cm broad, glossy dark green with a leathery texture and an entire but distinctly ciliate margin, and a hairy petiole 1–2 cm long.
The flowers are hermaphrodite, axillary and solitary, violet-purple, 3–5 cm diameter, with a five-lobed corolla. The calyx surrounding the base of the flower is 10–17 millimetres (0.39–0.67 in) long with hairy margins. The flowering period extends from early spring to autumn.

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What

Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

gbentall

Date

September 15, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

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Star Milkvine Matelea biflora

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sambiology

Date

September 14, 2014

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common oleander Nerium oleander

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sjenniferc

Date

September 15, 2014 03:09 PM SAST

Description

Shrub about 4.5' tall. Pointed leaves up o 6" long. Flowers magenta.

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Milkweeds Genus Asclepias

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alexanderdunbar

Date

September 14, 2014 06:31 PM EDT

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bloodflower milkweed Asclepias curassavica

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techalotl

Date

September 7, 2014

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schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Roughly 1 meter in height with simple waxy leaves and green pods for seeds. Seed pods have ridges, and are filled with hair-like seeds.

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Lesser Periwinkle Vinca minor

Observer

speedy

Date

September 14, 2014

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common oleander Nerium oleander

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dnlphillips

Date

September 14, 2014 09:02 AM CEST

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choess

Date

September 13, 2014 10:52 AM EDT

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choess

Date

September 13, 2014 10:45 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Apocynaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes trees, shrubs, herbs, stem succulents, and vines, commonly called the dogbane family. Members of the family are native to European, Asian, African, Australian and American tropics or subtropics, with some temperate members.

No range data available.