Purple native?

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Date Photo Taken: May 31,2012
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posted By: bjmflynn

Notes:

grows on a vine at the edge of the woods, started blooming mid-May

COMMENTS

  1. stone Unregistered says:

    Passion flower.
    Keep your eyes open for the orange caterpillars, passion vine is host to the gulf fritillary.

    May 31st, 2012 at 9:49 pm
  2. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Here’s an interesting previous post to Walter regarding your mystery plant. http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/passion-vine-identifying/

    May 31st, 2012 at 10:17 pm
  3. Kirk Unregistered says:

    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

    June 1st, 2012 at 7:41 am
  4. Buck Unregistered says:

    This is a native Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata). The fruit are edible, but not very good tasting.
    Buck

    June 1st, 2012 at 8:51 am
  5. Suzanne Unregistered says:

    It’s passiflora incarnata. Common names are Passion Vine or Maypop. It’s host plant for a lovely little orange butterfly–the Gulf Fritillary.

    June 1st, 2012 at 12:12 pm
  6. wallyisawalrus Registered says:

    passion flower

    June 1st, 2012 at 9:49 pm

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