Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3000

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon

Look for it in dry sandy woodlands, such as longleaf pine sandhills and dry hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Pinnately compound: 3-9 leaflets
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bluish, pale lavender to purplish
4 petaloid sepals, calyx urceolate
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brownish
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Clematis reticulata   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis reticulata   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-10-003:
Clematis reticulata   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Viorna reticulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Vase-vine