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Aristolochia serpentaria L.
Virginia snakeroot, Virginia dutchmanspipe
Synonyms: Aristolochia convolvulacea, Aristolochia hastata, Aristolochia nashii
USDA Symbol: ARSE3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV Native Habitat:
Stream banks, Flood plains, bottomland USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
BenefitUse Ornamental: Showy, Ground cover
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Larval Host: Pipevine swallowtail butterfly.
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
- Hinton, WV
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:
- Johnstown, PA
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Record Modified: 2012-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff