Common Name: Bearded Swallow-wort
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habit -- twining vine
|flowers closeup--Can you see where this plant gets its common name "bearded"?|
flowers and leaves again--what habit does Cynanchum have?
|leaves--what kind of leaf margin is displayed here?`|
|more leaves--C. barbigerum can be hard to spot without flowers!||leaves and flowers|
|type of fruit = follicle (dry, dehiscent fruit that splits along one seam) -- lanceolate in shape, smooth surface||inside the fruit|