Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2593

Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Native to Georgia, naturalized in NC, native(?) or naturalized(?) in SC

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA, NC, SC

Look for it in floodplain forests, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Calyx yellowish (with a purple mouth)
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical calyx
3-merous
Calyx tubular, limb with 3 spreading lobes
Petals absent, usually
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Isotrema tomentosum   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristolochia tomentosa   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Tennessee Flora Committee (2015)
Isotrema tomentosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 062-01-003?:
Aristolochia tomentosa   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aristolochia tomentosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe


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image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_arto3_001_lvd

        

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_arto3_002_lvd

        

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Jeff Ausmus    jma_aritom_4

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Flowers about 1.6" long; covered w matted woolly hairs; strongly bent and pipe-shaped, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Jeff Ausmus    jma_aritom3

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Pipe "face" is about 1" wide with 3 equal lobes and a purple-brown mouth, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Jeff Ausmus    jmaaritom

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Jeff Ausmus    jmaaritom2

June    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

JK Marlow    s090725_08285

July        

In cultivation

Lvs heart-shaped to nearly round, 4-8" long & wide, softly pubescent beneath, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Isotrema tomentosum, Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Jeff Ausmus    jma_aritom5

August    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation