Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Yellow Spinypod at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Yellow Spinypod, Yellow Carolina Milkvine
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmmflavidula_ec2
NC/SC specimens similar to M carolinensis except for color and distribution, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
COMPARE Anglepod and Spinypod (Climbing Milkweed)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Look for it in moist nutrient-rich forests, per Weakley's Flora
DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Follicle surface rough, with small sharp projections ("muricate")
5-lobed rotate corolla
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!