(Passiflora incarnata)
The native purple passionvine can be encountered sprawling across fallow fields and open areas all around us. You’ll know when it’s blooming by the crowds of butterflies hovering over it. Also known as ‘maypop’ because of the noise the edible, egg-sized orange fruit makes. Tea made from leaves is said to soothe nerves and help you sleep; Native Americans used the plant for cuts and bruises.

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