Clematis drummondii Torr. & A. Gray
Old man's beard, Drummond's clematis, Texas virgin's bower, Goat's beard
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)USDA Symbol: CLDR
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Texas Virgin's Bower
Location: North of East-West path & 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Clamboring over small shrubs & climbing by twining petioles into low trees. Mostly shaded; nominal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Dioecious, perennial vine, woody at base, branches to 3 m long, striate. Leaves opposite, long petioled, 5-7 parted pinnately. Leaflets short stalked, variously toothed. Flowers in panicles, simple/few flowered, axillary, long peduncled, bracteate, apetalous. Sepals 4, sericeous, greenish-white, persistant, crenulate at maturity. Stamens shorter than sepals. No pistils.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 229
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0460
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36 Annotations: DS-XB Stam (staminate)