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Probably not Aristolochia

Posted by jekeesl Central AR 7b (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 12, 14 at 23:12

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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RE: Probably not Aristolochia

Looks like a Dioscorea sp.


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RE: Probably not Aristolochia

Dioscorea quarternata?


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RE: Probably not Aristolochia

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.


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