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Allegheny Vine (Adlumia fungosa "(Aiton) Greene ex Britton)

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Summary

A biennial vine with distinctive-looking compound leaves, uncommon or rare in much of its range.

Range - Expand

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Native
Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Habitat

Most, rocky woods, wooded cliffs. Sometimes found on urban and industrial sites that mimic its natural habitat.

Life Cycle

This plant is poorly understood, in part due to being rare. It is thought to persist in the seed bank for long periods of time, and sprout following disturbances.

Only one of two Adlumia species worldwide; the other is native to east Asia.

The broader Fumarioideae subfamily of the Papaveraceae (poppy) family contains numerous plants in North America, particularly Corydalis sp. (fumeworts) and Dicentra sp. (bleeding hearts).

Adlumia fungosa (Allegheny Vine) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

Adlumia fungosa | Go Botany (About This Site)

Adlumia fungosa | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)