Calflora
Taxon  Report   11706 
Funastrum crispum  (Benth.) Schltr.
Wavyleaf twinevine
Funastrum crispum
© 2009 Jordan Zylstra
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Funastrum crispum
© 2016 Keir Morse
Funastrum crispum
© 2016 Keir Morse
Funastrum crispum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Funastrum crispum
© 2009 Jordan Zylstra
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Funastrum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Sarcostemma lobata
ICPN + PLANTS: Sarcostemma crispum
More information about  Funastrum crispum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FUCR)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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