Black Swallow-wort
Cynanchum louiseae Milkweed Family
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Growth Form: Vine

Flower Color: Purple

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped

Habitat Type: Woodlands, fields, roadsides, floodplains, uplands

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), West Side (3), South Side (6), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8), Clark-Cooper Community Gardens (10)

Total Number of EMUs: 5

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston