Clematis texensis

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Scientific Name Clematis texensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Scarlet Leatherflower, Texas Clematis ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) SEINet Reference
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Description Slender, leafy perennial vine 6 to 9 feet long; opposite leaves on stalks, each with 4 or 5 pairs of leaflets that are 2- or 3-lobed; 4 red petal-like sepals comprise exterior of urn-shaped, drooping blossoms, about 1 inch long. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status

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