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

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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