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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]

Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumary

Scientific Name:

Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]

Genus:

Hydrangea

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.

Flowers are in small clusters (umbels) on the tips of branches with numerous white stamens

A cultivated specimen in Mecklenburg_Co., NC

The Scientific Name is Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]. You will likely hear them called Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumary. This picture shows the Flowers are in small clusters (umbels) on the tips of branches with numerous white stamens of Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]

Larry Mellichamp

High-climbing woody vine with aerial adventitious roots.

Pickens Co., SC

The Scientific Name is Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]. You will likely hear them called Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumary. This picture shows the High-climbing woody vine with aerial adventitious roots. of Hydrangea barbara [=Decumaria barbara ]

Larry Mellichamp

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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