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Passiflora arizonica (Arizona passionflower)
Anderson, Wynn

Passiflora arizonica

Passiflora arizonica (Killip) D.H. Goldman

Arizona Passionflower, Arizona Passion-flower, Passion Flower, Passion Vine

Passifloraceae (Passion-flower family)

Synonym(s): Passiflora foetida var. arizonica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Stems up to about 10 feet long.
Fruit: Green to yellowish green, more than 1 inch in diameter.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Rocky, igneous slopes in semidesert grasslands and oak savannas.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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