and native, but this perennial vine may be considered a
weed and can be invasive. Larval plant for Zebra
longwing, Julia and Gulf fritillary butterflies.
Creeping stems may reach several feet long,
prostrate on the ground or climbing over fences and
Prefers dry locations.
Water Requirements: Good
Light Requirements: Full
Tri-lobed, 3-6" long.
fringed, bluish-purple flowers, 2-3 inches across, with
5 petals and 5 sepals, blooms most of the year.
green to yellow edible berry, 2 inches long, with dark
Superb host plant for butterflies.
Seeds, root shoots.
Source: Native Florida Plants: Low-Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening