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Clematis baldwinii (Pine hyacinth)
Cressler, Alan

Clematis baldwinii

Clematis baldwinii Torr. & A. Gray

Pine Hyacinth

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Long stalks each bear a solitary, nodding, pink to bluish-lavender, bell-shaped flower.

The vine Leather Flower (C. crispa), has very similar, extremely fragrant flowers, but occurs in a wider range from southeast Virginia to Florida and west to Texas and southern Missouri.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Distribution: Peninsular Florida.
Native Habitat: Wet areas or pinewoods.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 1033 - Floristic Composition of the South-Central Florida Dry Prairie Landscape (2006) S. L. Orzell and E. L. Bridges

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Clematis baldwinii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clematis baldwinii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Clematis baldwinii


Record Modified: 2023-05-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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