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Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)
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Other common names: Leatherleaf Clematis, Sweet Autumn Virgin's Bower, Yam-Leafed Clematis
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Height: 20 to 30 ft. (vine)
Blooms: August to September
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Decker Creek Trail
More photos of this flower
- Virgin's Bower
Leaves of virgin's bower are bluntly toothed, while those of sweet autumn clematis are smooth.
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.