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PLANTS

Crossvine

Bignonia caprelata

ON EXHIBIT:  Cove Forest at River Journey

Crossvine

FUN FACTS
Crossvine is named for the cross-shaped pattern that can be seen when the stem is cut crosswise. The leaves are opposite each other on the stem and the flowers are orange and yellow.


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About This Plant

RANGE: Eastern United States

HABITAT: Moist deciduous forests