The Bugwood Network
swallow-worts
Magnoliopsida > Gentianales > Asclepiadaceae > Cynanchum spp. L.
Synonym(s): Vincetoxicum spp.

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas - National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:0580011
Description:Seed pod
Photographer:Richard A. Casagrande, University of Rhode Island
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Number:0580010
Description:Flower
Photographer:Richard A. Casagrande, University of Rhode Island
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Number:1237104
Description:Comparision of flowers of Cynanchum louiseae (top) and Cynanchum rossicum (bottom)
Photographer:Leslie J. Mehrhoff, Invasive Plant Atlas of New England, University of Connecticut
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Number:0580009
Description:Vine on pasture fence
Photographer:Heather Faubert, University of Rhode Island
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Number:2308057
Description:Habitat
Photographer:Leslie J. Mehrhoff, Invasive Plant Atlas of New England, University of Connecticut
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Plant Atlas of New England - http://invasives.eeb.uconn.edu/ipane/current_inv.htm
  • Mehrhoff, L.J., K.J. Metzler, & E.E. Corrigan. 2003. Non-native and potentially invasive vascular plants in Connecticut. Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Connecticut, Storrs. - http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=CYNAN

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.