Aristolochia tomentosa (Woolly Pipevine)

Aristolochia tomentosa

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: pipevine, woolly pipevine, dutchman's pipe, dutchman's pipevine
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb

Aristolochia tomentosa, or woolly pipevine, is a perennial vine native to most of the eastern half of the United States, where it grows in deciduous forests and along streambanks. It can be a vigorous grower, once established.

This plant is a host for the larvae of the Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor), seen pictured below.

In our yard, this grows in the Prairie.

Our growing score: 3

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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