Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3210

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare, endemic to VA

Look for it in shale barrens and shaly woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis viticaulis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Millboro Leatherflower