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

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


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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
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

Habitat: Disturbed areas, persistent after cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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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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