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Clematis occidentalis (Hornem.) DC.
Western blue virginsbower
USDA Symbol: CLOC2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Blue , Purple
, WY Canada: AB
, QC Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds, Hummingbirds
Warning: POISONOUS PARTS: All parts. Severe pain in mouth if eaten; skin irritation if touched or inhaled. Symptoms include burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation. Toxic Principle: Anemonin.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Hummingbirds
Record Last Modified: 2013-06-21
Research By: TWC Staff