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Clematis ochroleuca (Curlyheads)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Clematis ochroleuca

Clematis ochroleuca Aiton


Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s): Coriflora ochroleuca, Viorna ochroleuca, Viorna ovata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Pilose
Leaf Margin: Entire , Lobed
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Pale yellow to pale purple.


USA: GA , NC , NY , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Dry to moist woods, thickets, roadsides, and other shady to open, disturbed sites.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-06
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