Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Clematis virginiana L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

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Derek Anderson

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Matthew L. Wagner

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Merel R. Black

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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Ranunculaceae
Clematis virginiana L.
devil's-darning-needle, virgin's-bower
Clematis: in Greek means "long, lithe branches" and is an ancient name for some climbing plant
virginiana: of Virginia
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Status: Native
Plant: climbing, perennial, up to 9' tall, woody vine
Flower: white to greenish, 4-parted, 3/8" wide, petal-like sepals; infloresense branched, stalked clusters from the leaf axils; blooms July-Aug.
Fruit:dry seeds in a dense, rounded, fluffy cluster
Leaf:long stalked, 3-parted, leaflets 3/4"-4", usually with coarse teeth
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods, forests, openings, streambanks
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Clematis canadensis Mill.
Clematis holosericea Pursh
Clematis missouriensis Rydb.
Clematis virginiana L. f. missouriensis (Rydb.) Fernald
Clematis virginiana L. var. missouriensis (Rydb.) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm.

         
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