Common Clematis

Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Clematis
Species: pubescens
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

A strongly growing vine that climbs over other shrubs and intertwines with other vines. Climbing is done by the twining leaf stalks. Leaves are compound, made up of 3 oval shaped leaflets. There are separate male and female plants - each bears 4-petalled flowers that are about 5cm across.

Flowering start in May and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is white. The species name pubescens refers to the (very) fine hairs covering the plant.

Uses

Species of Clematis occur in many countries, and it is often grown commercially as an ornamental flower.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2929

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/clematis-pubescens-common-clematis.html

Created: 06 Jan 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

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Specifics

Low sand dunes behind beach at Peaceful Bay, WA

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