Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Woody vine
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in bottomland forests, swamp forests, fencerows, old fields, forests, thickets, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 7-15 leaflets
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Red-orange
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted tubular-campanulate calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
4 fertile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Campsis radicans   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campsis radicans   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 167-02-001:
Campsis radicans   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bignonia radicans

 

COMMON NAME:
Trumpet-creeper, Trumpet Vine, Cow-Itch Vine