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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aristolochia californica''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aristolochia californica''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Dutchman's Pipe</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Dutchman's Pipe</h3>
Unusual pipe-shaped flowers. Grows up into shrubs along streambanks throughout California.  Recommended for fence, arbor, or lattice. The only  forage source for the Pipevine Swallowtail.<br>
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:Unusual pipe-shaped flowers. Grows up into shrubs along streambanks throughout California.  Recommended for fence, arbor, or lattice. The only  forage source for the Pipevine Swallowtail.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Aristolochiaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Aristolochiaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Vine
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:'''Plant Type:''' Vine
  
'''Height by Width:''' 10-15' long
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:'''Height by Width:''' 10-15' long
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Climbing, twining
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Climbing, twining
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter-deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter-deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun to shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun to shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 25 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 25 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' Cream with purple veins
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:'''Flower Color:''' Cream with purple veins
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' North Coast Range, Cascade Range Foothills, North +Central Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley, San Francisco Bay, North Outer South Coast Range
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:'''Distribution:''' North Coast Range, Cascade Range Foothills, North +Central Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley, San Francisco Bay, North Outer South Coast Range
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Streamsides, forest, chaparral below 2300'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Streamsides, forest, chaparral below 2300'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:oak_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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:* Introduced into cultivation in California by Theodore Payne.
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:* From ''California Native Plants'', Theodore Payne's 1941 catalog: Deciduous woody climber, 6 to 12 feet. Leaves ovate-cordate 2 to 3 inches long or more, light green, somewhat downy on both sides. Curious looking pipe-shaped, pendulous flowers, greenish purple about one inch long. Usually found climbing over shrubs. Gallon cans, 75c."
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
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:'''References'''<br>
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:* Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. ''California Native Plants for the Garden.'' Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 23:05, 5 April 2010

Botanical Name: Aristolochia californica
Common Name: Dutchman's Pipe

Unusual pipe-shaped flowers. Grows up into shrubs along streambanks throughout California. Recommended for fence, arbor, or lattice. The only forage source for the Pipevine Swallowtail.

Plant Family: Aristolochiaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 10-15' long
Growth Habit: Climbing, twining
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter-deciduous
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Cream with purple veins
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North Coast Range, Cascade Range Foothills, North +Central Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley, San Francisco Bay, North Outer South Coast Range
Natural Habitat: Streamsides, forest, chaparral below 2300'

Hummingbird iconA.jpg Songbird iconA.jpg Oak iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History
  • Introduced into cultivation in California by Theodore Payne.
  • From California Native Plants, Theodore Payne's 1941 catalog: Deciduous woody climber, 6 to 12 feet. Leaves ovate-cordate 2 to 3 inches long or more, light green, somewhat downy on both sides. Curious looking pipe-shaped, pendulous flowers, greenish purple about one inch long. Usually found climbing over shrubs. Gallon cans, 75c."
Other Names
References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
Links