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Date Photo Taken: May 31,2012
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posted By: bjmflynn
grows on a vine at the edge of the woods, started blooming mid-May
Keep your eyes open for the orange caterpillars, passion vine is host to the gulf fritillary.
Here’s an interesting previous post to Walter regarding your mystery plant. http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/passion-vine-identifying/
Passiflora incarnata, commonly known as maypop, purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine, is a fast growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems
This is a native Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata). The fruit are edible, but not very good tasting.
It’s passiflora incarnata. Common names are Passion Vine or Maypop. It’s host plant for a lovely little orange butterfly–the Gulf Fritillary.
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