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American Bittersweet
Celastrus scandens
-can grow to be 30 ft. or more
-prefers partial shade or sun
-prefers moist, well drained, humus-rich soil but will tolerate dry, average soil
-blooms in early summer
http://www.seemegarden.com/images/plants/celastrus_scandens.jpg


Crossvine
Bignonia capreolata
-climbs trees, trellises, fences, chicken-wire, can climb to 60 ft.
-requires full sun
-prefers rich, fertile soil with lots of moisture
-blooms in late spring
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/vines/images/crossvine.jpg


Dutchman's Pipe
Aristolochia tomentosa
-very vigorous climber, can grow 25-30 ft. in height
-prefers partial shade
-prefers well drained fertile soils
-bloom in the summer and fall
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/native/images/aristolochia_durior2.jpg


Kentucky Wisteria
Wisteria macrostachya
-can grow up to 5 ft. long???
-requires a lot of watering
-prefers full sun to partial shade
-blooms in late spring
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/vines/images/wist-mac-clapmack.jpg


Maypops
Passiflora incarnata
-can climb wire, trellises or trunks, can also be used as ground cover
-prefers full sun or very light shade
-requires moist, humus-rich, well drained soils
-blooms in early summer
http://www.msstate.edu/Entomology/4-H/bugcamp2000/Images/maypops_200.jpg


Trumpet Creeper
Campsis radicans
-can climb to heights over 30 ft.
-prefers full sun to partial shade
-prefers humus-rich, moist soil
-blooms all summer
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/graphics/taxonomy/plants/spermatophyta/angiosperms/dicotyledonae/Bignoniaceae/Trumpet%20Creeper/JSC%20980814%20Zoo%20Trumpet%20Creeper.JPG


Virginia Creeper
Parthenocissus quinquefolia
-can climb any type of building material, also works as ground cover
-prefers shade or partial sun
-very tolerant of soil types as long as soil is well-drained
-flowers bloom in early summer
-blue-black berries appear in the fall
http://www.usi.edu/science/biology/TwinSwamps/jpeg%20pix/virginia%20creeper.jpg


Virgins Bower
Clematis virginiana
-can be 50 ft. in length
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http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/trees/clvi3467.jpg


Yellow Passionflower
Passiflora lutea
-can grow up to 15 ft. in length
-prefers full sun
-can tolerate average clay soils, can tolerate dry soils
-blooms in late summer
http://www.usi.edu/science/biology/TwinSwamps/jpeg%20pix/yellow%20passionflower%20copy.jpg

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