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The Clematis virginiana (Ranunculaceae) complex in the southeastern United States

Author(s): F. B. Essig

Year: 1990

Journal: SIDA Contributions to Botany
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Volume: 14
Issue: 1
Pages: 49-68

Article Topic(s): Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Clematis virginiana (Devil's darning needles),


Discusses the taxonomy of the Clematis virginiana complex. Provides information on the differences between C. virginiana and C. catesbyana, both of which occur in Florida. Discussion includes information on morphology, phenology, and habitat for both species. The full article may be accessed through the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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F. B. Essig. "The Clematis virginiana (Ranunculaceae) complex in the southeastern United States." SIDA Contributions to Botany 14.1 (1990): 49-68.

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ISSN: 0036-1488

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