Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4182

Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: southern Europe & northern Africa

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LEAVES:
Deciduous? can be evergreen?
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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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