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



PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis flammula   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fragrant Clematis, Fragrant Virgin's Bower, Sweet-scented Virgin's Bower


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PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis flammula   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

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4182

Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: southern Europe & northern Africa

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous? can be evergreen?
Pinnately compound: 5-9 leaflets
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 petaloid sepals
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Aggregate of achenes

 

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