Clematis virginiana L.
Family: Ranunculaceae
devil's-darning-needle,  more...
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Etymology: Clematis: in Greek means "long, lithe branches" and is an ancient name for some climbing plant
Plants: climbing, perennial, up to 9' tall, woody vine
Leaves: long stalked, 3-parted, leaflets 3/4"-4", usually with coarse teeth
Flowers: white to greenish, 4-parted, 3/8" wide, petal-like sepals; infloresense branched, stalked clusters from the leaf axils; blooms July-Aug.
Fruits: dry seeds in a dense, rounded, fluffy cluster
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods, forests, openings, streambanks
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Derek Anderson  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
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Merel R. Black  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Caroline A. Creevey  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Derek Anderson  
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Ray Francies  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Clematis virginiana image
Clematis virginiana image
Clematis virginiana image
Derek Anderson  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
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