Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3211

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon, endemic to VA-WV

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bluish, purplish (yellowish toward sepal tips)
4 petaloid sepals, calyx narrowly urceolate
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis albicoma   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White-haired Leatherflower