OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 086-01-001:
Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

 

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


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image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

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

        

image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

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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image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

JK Marlow    jkm150424_766

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

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.

image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

JK Marlow    jkm180427_1537

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

Jeff Ausmus    jma_adl_fun

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

image of Adlumia fungosa, Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin

Jeff Ausmus    jma_adl_fun2

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Flowers shaped like an upside-down vase with 2 spreading lobes at its mouth, per Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast.

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 086-01-001:
Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

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

map
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LEAVES:
1- or 2-pinnately compound
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White to pale pink
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens, diadelphous
Superior ovary

Flowers in drooping clusters from leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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