Yellow Passionflower, Passiflora lutea
Passifloraceae or Passionflower Family

Plant in flower

Herbaceous vine, climbing over other plants by means of twisting tendrils. Leaves with 3 shallow lobes, usually opposite a tendril. Flowers usually in pairs at base of leaf, pale greenish yellow, with 5 petals, 5 sepals and a central fringe of long hairs. Fully open flowers rare in Park-- might be tasty to deer? Fruit a blue-black berry, also not seen in Park.

Native vine of woodlands and thickets. Occasional in Wildwood, especially on the Eastern slope

Of the vines known in the Park, the leaves of this species are distinctive. The flowers are very distinctive, if seen.

Leaf Tendrils  
Vine with flower buds Fruits Early fruit

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