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Trachelospermum difforme (Climbing dogbane)
Cressler, Alan

Trachelospermum difforme

Trachelospermum difforme (Walter) A. Gray

Climbing Dogbane

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Corymb , Terminal
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: A twining, high-climbing vine on shrubs and trees to 60 feet or more.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Flowers white, greenish-white, greenish-yellow or yellow.


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-14
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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