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Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

Posted by tom123 z9 Fl. (tbyrnes@cfl.rr.com) on
Sun, Aug 25, 13 at 21:01

Anyone have experience with this vine? I am able to attract Monarchs with tropical milkweeds, but Queen butterflies don't seem to like it very much. I have heard that the whitevine is their favorite in Central and South Florida. I have also heard that this vine can be somewhat invasive.

Any information would be appreciated.


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

What's the botanical name for this plant?


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

Sarcostemma clausum isn't it?


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

Also called White Twinevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

Carol in Jacksonville


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

Is this one?

Vine photo Vine_zps78027918.jpg


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

I'm not sure. I don't have this plant. Below is a link to Google Images - maybe some of those photos will help?

Carol

Here is a link that might be useful: Google Images - Sarcostemma clausum


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

  • Posted by four 9B (near 9a) (My Page) on
    Wed, Dec 11, 13 at 13:09

> Posted by tom123
> Anyone have experience with this vine?
> Queen butterflies don't seem to like it

Queens (one, anyway) like this experienced lady's vine:
http://butterflies.heuristron.net/plants/milkweedWhiteVine.html


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RE: Whitevine (Sarcostemma clausum).

hey Four!
I just wanted to thank you for the link to the website!
It's amazing ~ I've only spent a few minutes so far and have learned quite a lot.

Susie


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