Woolly Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia tomentosa Sims)

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Synonym(s): Common Dutchman’s Pipe Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Mar , Apr , MayCaterpillar Hosts: Pipevines (Aristolochia species) For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.)

Lentil Vetch (Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Slender Vetch, Smooth Tare, Sparrow Vetch, Four Seeded Vetch Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Four Seeded Vetch is native to Eurasia and invasive nearly everywhere else in the world. The minute corollas are in racemes of one to three, the usually four-seeded, as theContinue reading “Lentil Vetch (Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.)”

Hedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium (L.) R. Br.)

Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory Family) Synonym(s): Hedge False Bindweed, Hedge Bindweed Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Yellow Passion Flower (Passiflora lutea L.)

Passifloraceae (Passion-Flower Family) Synonyms: Yellow Passionflower, Yellow Passion Vine, Yellow Passion-flower Bloom Color: Yellow , GreenBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch)

Vitaceae (Grape Family) Synonyms: Woodbine Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , AugNotes: The berries of Virginia Creeper can be harmful if ingested, however, and the rest of the plant contains raphides, which irritate the skin of some people. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata)

Passifloraceae (Passion-Flower Family) This is one of Tennessee’s two state wildflowers. The other is Tennessee Coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis). Synonym(s): Maypop, Purple Passionflower, Purple Passion Vine, Apricot Vine Bloom Color: Pink , Blue , PurpleBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Chinese Yam (Dioscorea oppositifolia L.)

Dioscoreaceae (Yam Family) Bloom Color: Small, yellowish-whiteBloom Time: Seasonal bloomerMay have a spicy fragrance similar to cinnamon. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Four Leafed Wild Yam (Dioscorea quaternata)

Dioscoreaceae (Yam Family) Synonym(s): Fourleaf Yam Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: Seasonal bloomer For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Dodder Vine (Cuscuta gronovii)

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family) Synonym(s): Scaldweed, Love Dodder, Dodder Vine, Love Vine Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans (L.) Seem. ex Bureau)

Bignoniaceae (Trumpet Creeper Family) Synonym(s): Trumpet Creeper, Trumpet Vine, Common Trumpet Creeper, Cow Vine, Foxglove Vine, Hellvine, Devil’s Shoestring Bloom Color: Red , Orange , YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SepBloom Notes: Usually reddish orange. Yellow cultivars have been produced. For more information about this plant, Click Here.