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Bignonia capreolataBignonia capreolata

crossvine

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 30-45'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: May-Jun.; orange with red
Fruit: Aug.-Oct.; brown; pod
Fall color: semi-evergreen; reddish-purple

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Bignonia capreolataMoisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 6.1-8.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

alluvial woods, swampy forests, calcareous soils on river banks, cliffs in ravines, dry open woods, bogs, fence rows, rock outcrops

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD VA WV

Wildlife

Butterfly Small mammal *

Notes

spreads across ground and climbs any structure it meets (control by cutting); semi-evergreen

Groundcover Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/236.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004