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Clematis Clematis

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Other plants called Clematis:

Phonetic Spelling
KLEM-ah-tiss
This plant has medium severity poison characteristics.
See below
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

Dry to moist, rich woods; sun to partial shade

Found in: Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area as native vine; landscape as cultivated herbaceous or woody vine

Cultivars / Varieties:
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#sun#poisonous#partial shade#summer#perennial#wildflowers#apvg#fall interest#vines
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#poisonous#partial shade#summer#perennial#wildflowers#apvg#fall interest#vines
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Clematis
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    North America; Eurasia; Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Poisonous
    Vine
    Wildflower
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Description:
    many small, dry fruits each with a silky-plumose tail
  • Flowers:
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    flowers with 4-8 petal-like parts of various colors, many stamens
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Deciduous
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    leaves alternate, pinnately divided
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Houseplants
    Naturalized Area
    Woodland
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Medium
    Poison Symptoms:
    CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES. Burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Anemonin
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems