This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Curly clematis
- Poisonous Plants, Vines
Moist to wet soil; dies to the ground each year; does not have to climb to flower. This plant is less frequently damaged by deer than other clematis species.
- Deciduous or evergreen vine; leaves alternate, pinnately divided; flowers with 4-8 petal-like parts of various colors, many stamens, and then many small, dry fruits each with a silky-plumose tail
- 6 ft.-10 ft.
- 1-2 in. blue, pink, lavender, or white in early spring and fall; often two toned; mildly fragrant
- Partial shade
- Poison Part:
- All species are toxic, all parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Dermatitis, ingestion, inhalation
- Burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area as native vine; landscape as cultivated herbaceous or woody vine
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- Climbing Method:
NCCES plant id: 2263