Campsis radicans
trumpet creeper

Campsis radicans

Campsis radicans
Campsis radicans
Photo courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Campsis radicans (L.) Seem. ex Bureau
Common name: trumpet creeper
Synonomy: Bignonia radicans L.
Tecoma radicans (L.) Juss.
Group: dicot
Family: Bignoniaceae
Growth type: vine
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height:  
Foliage: leaflets, 7-11, sharply toothed
Flower: red or orange, trumpet shaped
Flowering time: bloom mid July to mid August; fruit September to October
Habitat: thickets, dry woods, disturbed sites, roadsides, fence rows
Range in New Jersey: local on Coastal Plain outside the Pine Barrens
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a
Distribution: Campsis radicans
Misc. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. It is considered an invasive weed in a number of regions. Native NJ to Iowa.
For more information on C. radicans, see the USDA Plant Guide