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Habitat: Grows in partially shaded dry areas, and along fences and woods of the United States.
Description: It has a long vine which grows for 30 feet in length and bears alternate, serrate leaves with finely toothed lobes. The flowers are white with purple centers developing in the leaf axils, blooming from May to July. The fruit is a smooth, yellow, ovate berry containing numerous seeds.
A decoction of passion flower has been successfully used in bronchial asthma. It has been used in Europe and America as a topical treatment for burns;compresses of the herb have a marked effect on inflammations.
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