Taxon  Report   5694    
Muehlenbeckia complexa  (A. Cunn.) Meisn.
Maidenhair vine,  Mattress vine
Muehlenbeckia complexa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Muehlenbeckia complexa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Muehlenbeckia complexa
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Muehlenbeckia complexa, a dicot, is a vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Muehlenbeckia complexa
© 2012 Thomas Reyes
Genus: Muehlenbeckia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Muehlenbeckia axillaris
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).