Carolinas and Georgia

3225

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

Herbaceous vine
Biennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

 

LEAVES:
1- or 2-pinnately 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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Adlumia fungosa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

Climbing Fumitory, Allegheny Vine, Cliff-Harlequin