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
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 7 WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc.