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Aristolochia pentandra Jacq.
Marsh's dutchman's pipe
Synonyms: Aristolochia marshii
USDA Symbol: ARPE8
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
FL , TX Native Habitat:
Stream banks USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Sandy, Clay Loam, Clay
BenefitUse Ornamental: Attractive
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Larval Host: Polydamus swallowtail butterfly.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff