Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 3, 2021

Dutchman’s Pipe, California’s Only Native Pipevine

Bay Nature has a recent article on Dutchman’s Pipe Aristolochia californica which is one of my favorite early season California Wildflowers

From late winter to early spring, Dutchman’s pipe, a perennial climbing vine, shoots out saxophone-shaped flowers that look like they were designed by Dr. Seuss—or, depending on your frame of reference, like smaller friendlier cousins of Audrey II, the mouthy plant in the film Little Shop of Horrors.

Read article at Dutchman’s Pipe, California’s Only Native Pipevine – Bay Nature Magazine


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