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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis glaucophylla

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-10-005:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viorna glaucophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
White-leaved Leatherflower


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image of Clematis glaucophylla, White-leaved Leatherflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vigl3_001_lvd

        

image of Clematis glaucophylla, White-leaved Leatherflower

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_glaucophylla

May        

Flowers ovoid; sepal tips not expanded or crispate but are long acuminate, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).

image of Clematis glaucophylla, White-leaved Leatherflower

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_glaucophylla_16

May        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis glaucophylla

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-10-005:
Clematis glaucophylla   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viorna glaucophylla

 

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Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry rocky river bluffs, scrub-shrub over xeric alluvial deposits and fluvial sand ridges, wet hammocks (FL), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Compound (rarely simple)
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Deep reddish-purple
Radially symmetrical
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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