Matelea reticulata (Pearl Milkweed Vine)
Also known as Green Milkweed Vine, Netted Milkvine or Net Vein Milkvine.
Pearl Milkweed Vine is a dainty plant with small but intricate, green, star-shaped flowers with a iridescent pearl-like center. Flowers are followed by a large seedpod. Pearl Milkweed Vine dies back to the ground every winter.
AT A GLANCE
|Sun exposure||Part sun to part shade|
|Bloom time||Spring, summer|
|Mature height||6-12 ft
|Mature width||1-3 ft
|Host plant||Monarch, Queen butterflies.|
|Present in state|
|Present in county and native|
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state|
|Not present in state|
|Present and rare, native in county|
|Previously present, now extinct|
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)|