Probably not Aristolochia

jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)June 12, 2014

Located along mixed woods trail, in heavy shade. Plant vining, with long-petiolate leaves in whorls of 3-4 at nodes. Leaves 2-3 inches across.

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lycopus(z5 NY)

Looks like a Dioscorea sp.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 11:53PM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Dioscorea quarternata?

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 11:54PM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

Thanks guys. That is definitely the native species called D. quaternata or D. villosa, depending upon which treatment you follow. Local sources have synonymized the two as D. villosa, but it is D. quaternata per Weakley's key.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 7:53AM
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