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Pineland passionflower
Passiflora pallens
Passifloraceae
 

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.

Availability: Grown by enthusiasts.

Description: Climbing vine

Dimensions: N/A; a vine with stems to 10 feet or more in length.

Growth Rate: Moderate.

Range: Miami-Dade and Collier counties and the Monroe County mainland; West Indies.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Habitats: Hammocks.

Soils: Moist, well-drained limestone soils, with humusy top layer.

Nutritional Requirements: Moderate; can grow in nutrient poor soils, but needs some organic content to thrive.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.

Drought Tolerance: Moderate; generally requires moist soils, but tolerant of short periods of drought once established.

Light Requirements: Light shade to full sun.

Flower Color: White

Flower Characteristics: Showy

Flowering Season: All year.

Fruit: Yellow berry.

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides food for birds.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed.

References: Miami-Dade County Landscape Manual

Comments: See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000).


Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013

Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013

Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2012


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