A high-growing woody vine that climbs by twisitng its trunk around a sturdy support, such as a tree. Green-yellow, pipe-shaped flowers bloom April-June. Dark green, heart-shaped leaves grow up to 5-8 in. long and wide. Young stems and lower surface of leaves are covered with dense white hairs. Interesting brown fruit capsules form in September. Host to pipevine swallowtail butterfly.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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