Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Passionflower, Maypop
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Passiflora incarnata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Passiflora incarnata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Passiflora incarnata 131-01-001


Sepals and petals surmounted by elaborate fringelike purple-banded corona, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Passionflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Passiflora lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Passiflora lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Passiflora lutea 131-01-003


5 slender petals, 5 greenish sepals, a corona of threadlike segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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"Instead of building a butterfly garden with aliens that will make no new butterflies, use native species that serve as hosts for butterfly larvae as well as a supply of nectar for adults. This requires some knowledge, because butterflies do not lay their eggs on any old plant. They lay their eggs only on the plant species to which their larvae are adapted." — Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home