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Clematis drummondii

Clematis drummondii Torr. & A. Gray

Old Man's Beard, Drummond's Clematis, Texas Virgin's Bower, Goat's Beard

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Clematis drummondii

Texas Virgin's Bower


Location: North of East-West path & 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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