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common passion flower

Passiflora caerulea


A type of passionflower but not sure the sub species


growing in my friends side yard, it took over one of their trees and is growing all over their fence

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gatorfellows 8 years ago

Passiflora serratifolia is hardy in zone 9-11. You may be in that range near Houston. The leaf is a single saw-edge-leaf; thus the common name of saw leaf passionflower. I cannot accurately see the number of lobes on your plant, but it is not a single saw-edge-leaf; so it does not match the suggestion above. The native passiflora incarnata has a 3 lobed leaf. The non-native passiflora caerulea that is common in Texas has a 5 lobed leaf.

Jake Barnes
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Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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