- Family name: Aristolochiaceae
- Host plant for: Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
- General description: Erect herbaceous perennial vine with heart-shaped or grass-like leaves and small, pale inconspicuous flowers near the ground; stems with distinct zigzag growth pattern. Under-used and easy-to- culture plant for shade to part-shade. Numerous plants required to support development of single swallowtail caterpillar.
- Type: Small perennial vine
- Flower: Small, pale and inconspicuous, often flowers below leaf litter
- Bloom time: Summer to fall
- Soil type: Moist to dry, well-drained soils
- Maximum height: 1 foot
- Candidate for home gardens: Excellent, can be easily transplanted
- Availability in nursery: Not commercially available
- Frenquency in the wild: Common
- Habitat: sandhills, hardwood forests
- County: Alachua, Bay, Brevard, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, De Soto, Duval, Escambia, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Monroe, Okaloosa, Orange, Pasco, Polk, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
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