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Plant Details

Endodeca serpentaria (=Aristolochia serpentaria)

Virginia Snakeroot

Scientific Name:

Endodeca serpentaria (=Aristolochia serpentaria)

Common Name:

Virginia Snakeroot

Plant Family

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

maroon

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

shade - part shade

Soil Moisture:

mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Plant

This plant is 8" high

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Tom Harville

Bud

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Bloom

With duff pulled away

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Older Plant with multiple blooms

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Waning Bloom

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Seed Pod

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Pipevine Swallowtail laying an egg

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Pipevine Larva

This is the reason this plant has adapted and blooms down in the leaf litter.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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