Aristolochia clematitis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAristolochiaceaeAristolochiaAristolochia clematitis

Ecology

A scrambling or trailing perennial herb found as an escape or a relic of cultivation in waste and rough places, often by old abbeys or nunneries, and in churchyards, woods and on grassy banks. It spreads by rhizomes. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Probably native in S.E. Europe, N. Turkey and the Caucasus, but so widely naturalised in temperate Europe that its native range is obscured.

Atlas Change Index: -0.82

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003719