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  • A vigorous climbing vine with hooked tubular flowers, native to eastern North America.
    • Aristolochia durior, family Aristolochiaceae
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    • And many annual vines - Dutchman's pipe, morning glories, moonflower, sweet peas, nasturtiums - grown by our grandparents hold appeal as heirlooms.
    • For example, heat generation has turned up in certain plants of these ancient lineages of flowering plants: the magnolias, Dutchman's pipes, star anises, custard apples, and water lilies.
    • Natural climbers such as clematis, Dutchman's pipe, and kiwi vines only need to be redirected as required.

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