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Campsis radicansCampsis radicans

trumpet vine, trumpet creeper

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 30-30'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: Jul.-Sept.; orange
Fruit: Aug.-Mar.; brown; pod
Fall color: yellow green

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 6.1-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

moist woodlands, fence rows, roadside thickets, floodplain forests, rock hillsides, open woods, stream banks, old fields

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE NY PA WV VA

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes

thick, twisted, aged woody vines; leaves/flowers may cause dermatitis (skin irritation)

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1292.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004