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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Decumaria barbara [= Hydrangea barbara]

Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumary

Scientific Name:

Decumaria barbara [= Hydrangea barbara]

Genus:

Decumaria

Species Epithet:

barbara

Common Name:

Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumary

Plant Type

Woody Vine

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Swamp forests and bottomlands, moist forests in the mountains. Rare in NC mountains, common in coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Needs support such as a trellis, fence, or other plants.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/hydrangea-barbara/

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=DEBA4



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