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Whitevine, White twinevine
Funastrum clausum
Apocynaceae
 

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

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

Range: Florida Keys north to Brevard, Seminole, Orange, Polk, and Hillsborough counties; the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

 Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations north to Martin and Charlotte counties.

Wildlife and Ecology: Larval host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) and queen (Danaus gilippus) butterflies.

Comments: 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. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page.


Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Mary Keim, 2012. Whitevine (Funastrum clausum) with Queen Butterfly (Danaus gilippus).


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