OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Clematis viticaulis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis viticaulis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Coriflora viticaulis

 

COMMON NAME:
Millboro Leatherflower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Clematis viticaulis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis viticaulis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Coriflora viticaulis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3210

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Rare, endemic to VA

Habitat: Shale barrens and shaly woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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