Adlumia fungosa

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

Fumariaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   6

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: bipinnate

Shape: tubular
Fruit: not specified

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Ranunculopsida
Subclassis:
Ranunculidae
Superordo:
Ranunculanae
Ordo:
Papaverales

Adlumia fungosa is a climber.

Naming

Adlumia fungosa was described by Edward Lee Greene in 1888. The name is considered as validly published.

Common Names

  • mountain fringe
  • climbing fumitory
  • Allegheny vine

Taxonomy

Adlumia fungosa is a species in the genus Adlumia which contains 2 species and belongs to the family of the Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 3 to 5 metres.

Leaves

Adlumia fungosa is deciduous. The bluish green, bipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Adlumia fungosa produces panicles of pink tubular flowers from July to October.


Root System

Distribution

Adlumia fungosa is native to eastern Canada, the Northeast of the US, the central Northeast of the US, North Carolina and Tennessee.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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