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Macfadyena unguis-cati
Macfadyena unguis-cati

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Zones 8-29, 31, H1, H2
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Macfadyena unguis-cati

Cat’s Claw, Yellow Trumpet Vine
Bignoniaceae
Deciduous, Evergreen, Vines

Native to Mexico, West Indies, and Uruguay. This vigorous vine climbs high (25–40 ft.) and fast by hooked, claw-like, forked tendrils. Each leaf consists of two oval, glossy light green leaflets to 2 in. long; a tendril is centered between them. Blooms in early spring, bearing lobed yellow trumpets to 2 in. long and 4 in. across.

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