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Adlumia fungosa (Climbing fumatory)
Smith, R.W.

Adlumia fungosa

Adlumia fungosa (Aiton) Greene ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

Climbing Fumatory, Allegheny Vine, Mountain Fringe

Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Climbing Fumitory or Allegheny Vine (Adlumia fungosa) is a woodland vine that climbs to 10 feet (3 m). Its foliage and pink flowers are similar to those of Tall Corydalis (Corydalis sempervirens). It occurs most frequently in the Allegheny Mountains.

Threatened or endangered species throughout its range in northeastern North America.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Vine
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CT , DE , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: MB , NB , NS , ON , QC

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Adlumia fungosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Adlumia fungosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Adlumia fungosa


Record Modified: 2015-12-15
Research By: JAM

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