OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis albicoma   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis albicoma

SYNONYMOUS WITH New names and combinations, principally in the Rocky Mountain flora (Weber, 1995)
Coriflora albicoma

 

COMMON NAME:
White-haired Leatherflower


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis albicoma   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis albicoma

SYNONYMOUS WITH New names and combinations, principally in the Rocky Mountain flora (Weber, 1995)
Coriflora albicoma

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3211

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Uncommon, endemic to VA-WV

Habitat: Shale barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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