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Baldwin's Milkvine (Matelea baldwyniana)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • State: AL, AR, FL, MO, OK
  • Nature Serve ID: 147922
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb, Vine
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Baldwin's Milkvine (Matelea baldwyniana) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Baldwin's Milkvine can be found in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Missouri, Oklahoma

Which CPC Partners conserve Baldwin's Milkvine (Matelea baldwyniana)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 2 accessions of Matelea baldwyniana totalling approximately 170 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

There are >30 known occurrences of Matelea baldwyniana, most of which are located in Missouri and Arkansas. There are disjunct populations in Georgia and Florida. Most populations have low numbers of individuals. Intensive forestry practices have virtually eliminated this species from its former range.

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Taxon Matelea baldwyniana
Authority (Sweet) Woods.
Family Apocynaceae
CPC Number 12790
ITIS 30366
Duration Perennial
Common Names Baldwin's Milkvine
Associated Scientific Names Matelea baldwyniana | Gonolobus baldwynianus | Odontostephana baldwyniana | Vincetoxicum baldwynianum
State Rank
State State Rank
Alabama S1
Arkansas SNR
Florida S1
Missouri S3
Oklahoma SNR
Ecological Relationships


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