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Virgin's Bower (Clematis virginiana)

Image ID: 2014/mtr185

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Other common names: Devil's Darning Needles, Old Man's Beard
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Height: 6 to 10 ft. (vine)
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Parts indistinct
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  7/27/2014
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Virgin's Bower may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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