Category Archives: Passion flower

Maypop, ground cherry, blueberry, fig, beautyberry 2022-05-29

Spring is in bloom or fruit.

[Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)]
Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)

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Passion Flower

Gretchen with a very long passion flower vine with a flower on top of a large outcrop of smilax vine. This is the sweet smelling smilax, which I think is Smilax smallii, aka lancleaf greenbrier.

Gretchen with passion flower on top of smilax vine

The passion flower vine has a fruit, maybe where wildlife won’t eat it. Continue reading


Found in the woods on 12 June 2008:


Here’s one just opening on 4 June:


There are still a few blooming. The flowers look nice on the plant, but don’t last if you pick them.

Many of them have already made fruits. I hear you can eat those.