Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3608

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wet hammocks, habitat in our area poorly known, also probably in dry woodlands or openings over calcareous rocks, and according to the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas in "rich woods", per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Compound/Rarely simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Deep reddish-purple
4 petaloid sepals, calyx urceolate
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-10-005:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
White-leaved Leatherflower