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Plant Passiflora subpeltata (White passion Flower)

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Scientific Name: Passiflora subpeltata

Common Name: White passion Flower

Description:
■leaves are hairless
■tendrils grow from the vine beneath each leaf
■vine bears large white flowers
■fruits are smooth, oval-shaped that remain a blue-green

Habitat and distribution:
■found in coastal Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria
■invades forest edges, roadside vegetation and disturbed areas

Impacts:
■smothers native shrubs and trees
■can be toxic to humans and livestock if eaten in sufficient quantities

Control:
■isolated vines can be hand pulled or grubbed out when soil is moist
■herbicides effective
■see the white passion flower fact sheet for further information about control methods, including registered herbicide application rates

Declaration details:
■not a declared species under Queensland legislation but may be declared under local government law

Further information & Source

■local government office or Biosecurity Queensland, Ph: 13 25 23
http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/documents/Biosecurity_EnvironmentalPests/IPA-White-Passion-Flower-PP99.pdf

Photo by auscraft 2012

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