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Clematis recta

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Clematis
Cultivar(s):
Purpura , Plena , Grandiflora , Peveril
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Vines
Comment:

Densely branched

Description:
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; this plant may be less frequently damaged by deer than other clematis species (hybrids)
Height:
2-4 ft.
Flower:
Milky white, fragrant flowers
Zones:
3-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Texture:
Fine
Exposure:
Sun
Poison Part:
All species are toxic, all parts
Poison Delivery Mode:
Dermatitis, ingestion, inhalation
Symptoms:
Burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation
Toxic Principle:
Anemonin
Severity:
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
Climbing Method:
Tendrils
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2266

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Photo by Björn S., CC-BY-SA-2.0