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Plant Details

Hexastylis shuttleworthii var. shuttleworthii

Large-flower Heartleaf

Scientific Name:

Hexastylis shuttleworthii var. shuttleworthii

Common Name:

Large-flower Heartleaf

Plant Family

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial (Shrubby) Groundcover

Bloom Color(s):

Brown, Purple

Size in Feet:

.6

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Blooms

The body of these blooms are 1.5" long and nearly 1" across. I have seen larger ones.

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Tom Harville

Plant

A plant with old leaves, new leaves and blooms

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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