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 (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in swamp forests & bottomlands, moist forests in the mountains, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
7-10 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Cornales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Decumaria barbara   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Decumaria barbara   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-03-001:
Decumaria barbara   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Hydrangea species 1

 

COMMON NAME:
Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumaria