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: N side of East-West path & 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Clamboring & climbing by twining petioles on shrubs and into low trees. Much shaded; nominal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Dioecious, perennial vine, woody near base. Stems to 3 m long. Leaves opposite, pinnately 5-7 parted, long petioled. Leaflets variously toothed. Flowers simple or sparsely flowered, bracteate, axillary. Petals none. Sepals 4, sericeous, 12 mm long. Sterile filaments as long as sepals. Achene tails very slender, many, white, elongating with maturity.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 28, 1987
Specimen number: 230
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0461
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36 Annotations: DPFXB (pistillate)