Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in SC), endemic to the south-central Appalachians

Look for it in cove forests & other mountain mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Maroon/Yellow-brown
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical calyx
3-merous
Calyx tubular, limb with 3 spreading lobes
Petals absent, usually
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isotrema macrophyllum   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristolochia macrophylla   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 062-01-001:
Aristolochia macrophylla   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Aristolochia durior

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Tennessee Flora Committee (2015)
Isotrema macrophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Dutchman's Pipe, Pipevine