Clematis coahuilensis

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Scientific Name Clematis coahuilensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name None ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) SEINet Reference
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Description Dry soils, higher elevations; low/sprawling or climbing vine; compound leaves with 3 to 5 shallow-lobed or dentate leaflets 3/4 to 2 inches long with leathery appearance and short fine hairs on the undersides; flowerheads are solitary or in small clusters of a few, no petals, 4 white, petal-like sepals and a cluster of white stamens; flower followed by mass of fluffy, white seed plumes. Similar to C. drummondii except for the leaves (C. drummondii leaves are more lanceolate). Descr. excerpt from "Clematis coahuilensis (Ranunculaceae), a new species from north-central Mexico" by David J. Keil. Texas Status

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