Adlumia fungosa (Aiton) Greene ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Family: Papaveraceae
Allegheny-vine,  more...
[Fumaria fungosa Aiton]
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Dennis W. Woodland  
Etymology: Adlumia: for John Adlum (1759-1836), a surveyor, associate judge, plantsman and agriculturist. He had a 200 acre experimental farm in Georgetown
Plants: climbing biennial, herbaceous vine up to 10' tall; stems thin, long, climbing in the second year
Leaves: several times pinnately-divided, prehensile, large, delicate
Flowers: white to pale pink, 4-parted, 1/3"-2/3" long, stalked, the long tube constricted toward the end into symmetrical halves; inflorescence a branched cluster (panicle) from the leaf axils; blooms June-Sept.
Fruits: cylindrical capsule
Habitat: wet; forests, slopes; in rocky, usually limy soil
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Christopher Noll  
Adlumia fungosa image
Dennis W. Woodland  
Adlumia fungosa image
Dennis W. Woodland  
Adlumia fungosa image
Christopher Noll  
Adlumia fungosa image
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