trumpet creeper


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Recent Examples on the Web Ruby-throated hummingbirds usually feed on the nectar of red or orange tubular flowers such as trumpet creeper, cardinal flower, honeysuckle, bee-balm, and jewelweed, according to the Cornell website., 17 June 2021

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First Known Use of trumpet creeper

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trumpet creeper was circa 1818

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“Trumpet creeper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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