Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2593

Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Native to Georgia, naturalized in NC, native(?) or naturalized(?) in SC
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA, NC, SC

Look for it in floodplain forests, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Calyx yellow (with a purple mouth)
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical calyx
3-merous
Calyx tubular, limb with 3 spreading lobes
Petals absent, usually
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristolochia tomentosa   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 062-01-003?:
Aristolochia tomentosa   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aristolochia tomentosa

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe