Clematis hirsutissima

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Scientific Name Clematis hirsutissima USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Sugarbowls, Hairy Clematis ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to montane; grassy slopes, meadows and woodlands.
Plant: Perennial; bushy clumps of hairy, erect stems 6 to 26 inches tall.
Leaves: Opposite stem leaves, 2 or 3 times pinnately-compound, with 7 to 13 primary petiolate, narrowly lanceolate or linear leaflets 3/8 to 2-3/8 inches long; surfaces nearly smooth to hairy.
Inflorescence: Usually solitary, nodding, urn-shaped flowers with deep purple (rarely pink or white), fused hairy sepals about an inch long; no petals; many yellow stamens.
References: Descr. adapted from "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, SEINet, and
Colorado Status

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