Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1011

Woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: southeast Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Look for it in disturbed areas, rarely spreading from plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
US Fish & Wildlife Service

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous (evergreen in southern FL)
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink to pale lavender with red centers
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed (sometimes 4 or 6) funnelform corolla
5(4-6) included stamens

FRUIT:
WinterFall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Paederia foetida   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paederia foetida   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-11x-001x:
Paederia foetida   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Skunk-vine