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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Clematis vitalba   FAMILY Ranunculaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis vitalba   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis vitalba

 

COMMON NAME:
Traveler’s Joy, Old Man's Beard


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Clematis vitalba   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis vitalba   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Clematis vitalba

 

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4183

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, where it can be persistent after cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

map
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Invasive?

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

 

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Pinnately compound: 5 leaflets
Opposite

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

Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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