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Silkvine
Periploca graeca L.
Family- Asclepiadaceae, includes Milkweed (Asclepias)


 


The different colors of the Silkvine leaf in Autumn

*Some photos courtesy of Vanessa Anik

Characteristics

Leaves: Opposite, Simple, Untoothed, 8 cm, Small Buds, Milky Sap

Flower: Brown or Purplish, blooming June to September.

Fruit: Milkweed-like pod containing seeds on feathers

Growing Method: Twining stems

Location: Old South St. and along Practice Field fence,

Pod Closed
and Open