Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Adlumia fungosa (Aiton) Greene ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Dennis W. Woodland

Dennis W. Woodland

Christopher Noll
Family Fumariaceae
Adlumia fungosa (Aiton) Greene ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Allegheny-vine, climbing fumitory
Adlumia: for John Adlum (1759-1836), a surveyor, associate judge, plantsman and agriculturist. He had a 200 acre experimental farm in Georgetown
fungosa: spongy
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: climbing biennial, herbaceous vine up to 10' tall; stems thin, long, climbing in the second year
Flower: 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.
Fruit:cylindrical capsule
Leaf:several times pinnately-divided, prehensile, large, delicate
Habitat: wet; forests, slopes; in rocky, usually limy soil
(Glossary)

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Fumaria fungosa Aiton

         
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