Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3225

Herbaceous vine
Biennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on cliffs, talus, rocky slopes, rich stream-bottom forests, cool rocky forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Pinnately or bipinnately compound
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens, diadelphous
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a panicle of few-flowered cymes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 086-01-001:
Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin


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picture of Adlumia fungosa, image of Adlumia fungosa

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_adfu_001_lvd

        

picture of Adlumia fungosa, image of Adlumia fungosa

JK Marlow    jkm150424_760

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Leaf segments elliptic to obovate, mostly 1-2cm long, 5-10mm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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picture of Adlumia fungosa, image of Adlumia fungosa

JK Marlow    jkm150424_766

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

picture of Adlumia fungosa, image of Adlumia fungosa

JK Marlow    jkm150424_770

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Leaf segments reduced upward as the leaves become tendriloid [tendril-like], per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.