Family, Passion Flower. Color, greenish yellow. Leaves, 3-lobed, the lobes entire; alternate, with petiole and stipules. Sepals, 5, united at base, colored, with a fringed crown at the throat. Petals, 5, joined to the calyx. Stamens, 5, their filaments united, making a tube below, which surrounds the long stalk of the ovary; separated above with large anthers. Fruit, a berry 1/2 inch in diameter. Flowers, 1 inch across, on jointed peduncles in the leaf-axils.
Moist thickets, Pennsylvania southward.