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Read more about Yellow Passionflower at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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JK Marlow s060617_h
June Greenville County SC
Leaves much broader than long, 3 rounded shallow lobes, without teeth, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
COMPARE palmately veined leaves of vines
JK Marlow jkm0307l_29
July Greenville County SC
Greenish-yellow axillary flowers only 1" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_passiflora_lutea_7
5 pale yellowish anthers and 3 long green styles with enlarged stigmas, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Mark A. Musselman mam_plutea082407
August Dorchester County SC
Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_p_lutea_lutea
5 slender petals, 5 greenish sepals, a corona of threadlike segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm0309c_37
September Greenville County SC
Vines climbing by axillary, simple tendrils, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Bill Stringer wcsplutea_ripefruit
Berry black at maturity, 0.8-1.5cm long, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- All About South Carolina Wildflowers p214
- Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses p140
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p229
- Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers p090
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p388
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p396
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p248
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p054
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p082
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p105
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p105