Photos of Passiflora incarnata, Passionflower, Passion flower, Maypop, Purple Passionflower.

Passiflora incarnata, Passionflower, or Maypop. Passionflower is variously a wildflower, weed, ornamental perennial, delectable edible, and medicinal herb. The fruits, "maypops", are edible. The whole above ground plant and its preparations are considered a mild nerve sedative and sleep aid. When tension, restlessness and irritability result in difficulty in falling asleep, passionflower is an herbal remedy of choice.

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