Whitevine, White twinevine
Funastrum clausum
Apocynaceae


Landscape Uses:

Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations; this can become weedy so caution is advised.

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Florida Keys north to Brevard, Seminole, Orange, Polk, and Hillsborough counties; the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
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Larval host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) and queen (Danaus gilippus) butterflies.
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We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.


Roger L. Hammer