Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn.Polygonaceae

common name synonyms: Confederate-vine, coralvine, Mexican-creeper, queen's wreath, Mexican coral vine

scientific name synonyms: Corculum leptopum (Hook. & Arn.) Stuntz

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Caryophyllidae

order: Polygonales

growth form: vine, subshrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Mexico (Central America)

notes: widely cultivated elsewhere; introduced and invasive in the U.S. (PUSDA); weed in Honduras, Guam

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth